Workplace

News and insights on the intersection of race and the workplace.

Why You Can’t Just Overcome Imposter Syndrome
Two people look at a laptop screen in an office.

Why You Can’t Just Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Marginalized people are prone to imposter syndrome and self-doubt in the workplace due to unaddressed gender and racial biases.

read more
2400 1601 Dominique Stewart
What the Term ‘Diversity Hire’ Gets Wrong
A picture of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson.

What the Term ‘Diversity Hire’ Gets Wrong

Being an exceptional Black candidate sometimes grants access to predominantly white spaces, but at the expense of being taunted as a diversity hire.

read more
2238 1386 Dominique Stewart
Policing is Risky. Being a Crossing Guard is Worse.
People walking on a crosswalk during the day.

Policing is Risky. Being a Crossing Guard is Worse.

Discussions on the hazards of policing misrepresent reality yet are used to protect the police. A closer look into policing and the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. challenges the claim that police are “under attack.”

read more
2400 1591 Andrew Lee
Praising Hard Work Covers Up Structural Inequities
A person on a laptop with their hand on their head.

Praising Hard Work Covers Up Structural Inequities

The current hustle culture mindset is rooted in toxic productivity and society’s obsession with tying one’s self-worth to their job title.

read more
2048 1369 Andrew Lee
Year in Review: The Impact Food Has On Us Beyond Our Bodies
A man selling fruits at a food stall.

Year in Review: The Impact Food Has On Us Beyond Our Bodies

Food is a cornerstone of culture, and our ability to access healthy food and decide what we consume is rooted in the same inequities that other industries face.

read more
1280 853 Nicole Cardoza
Year in Review: Employees Are Redefining Work and Labor
A red "sorry we're closed" sign hangs on a door.

Year in Review: Employees Are Redefining Work and Labor

Discussions about privilege and oppression often leave out the world of work and wealth: who makes it, who keeps it, and who dies from its absence.

read more
6000 4000 Andrew Lee
Blackout Black Friday
People with shopping carts and items crowd a Walmart during Black Friday.

Blackout Black Friday

Many workers are now leaving inadequate jobs, driving wages up for everyone. Some are calling to Blackout Black Friday to win more benefits and respect for employees nationwide. 

read more
1600 900 Andrew Lee
Promote pay transparency.

Promote pay transparency.

Pay equity can only happen with pay transparency. Talking about your salary at the office is a powerful way to contribute to change.

read more
6000 4000 Nicole Cardoza
Learn who profits from the prison industry.

Learn who profits from the prison industry.

The private-prison industry creates profits – at the cost of those incarcerated.

read more
3000 2003 Michael J Moore
Support nail salon workers.
Nail salon worker painting someone else's nails.

Support nail salon workers.

Columbus Day represents the history of colonization and erasure of Indigenous communities. Learn about the movement to change it.

read more
5616 3744 Sindhu Nallapareddy