Books For Guidance on Developing a More Inclusive Workplace

With the mission of learning everything possible in order to be actively anti-racist, employers will benefit from four books—selected by Fast Company—that yield much insight on everything from unconscious bias in hiring practices to recognition of micro-aggressions. The works hail from authors James Baldwin (The Fire Next Time), Ijeoma Oluo (So You Want To Talk About Race), Bärí A Williams (Diversity in the Workplace), and …

How to Show Support for Blackout Tuesday

The music industry has planned Blackout Tuesday in an act of solidarity through silence, and will effectively cease operations on Tuesday, 2 June. The industry-wide pause “is meant to intentionally disrupt the work week,” the organizers, Atlantic Senior Directors of Marketing Brianna Agyemang and Jamila Thomas, wrote. “The music industry is a multi-billion dollar industry. An industry that has profited predominantly from Black art. Our …

Consider Donating to These Organizations To Fight Systemic Racism

Be a part of the ongoing fight for unconditional equality

Systemic racism is an emotional, mental and physical burden for black individuals every single day. Feeling helpless in the fight against white supremacy is common, but we must continue through protests and votes, and—if you are white—by understanding and using one’s privilege positively. Be it simply calling out offensive language, “jokes” and micro-aggressions, we can make a difference daily. Another avenue is supporting important organizations …