We’re Waiting for the Diversity of Executive Leadership Teams to Reflect the Future

The time has long passed for systemic racism to be addressed

To increase retention, companies should consider the intersectionality of each employee. Photo Illustration: Amira Lin

2020 marks a pivotal time in history for Black America. While at the mercy of Covid-19, Black people in America are, yet again, reminded of the other pandemic that has spanned over four centuries: racial inequality. The immensity of these traumatic events has left a collective burden on Black communities and has seeped into the crevices of our workplaces.

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Makisha Noel is a brand strategist and copywriter fellow at The Marcus Graham Project.