While most major organizations have developed some sort of diversity and inclusion program over the years, many of these organizations are now straddled with nothing more than their placating rhetoric with no clear path forward to fulfill their promises. Fortunately, Black Progress Matters offers organizations immediate resources to demonstrate real action as well as immediate and substantive results.
The Wall Street Journal's recent focus on the lack of diversity in Corporate America's leadership positions is a much-needed spotlight on an important issue. Their review exposes the status of Corporate America's diversity initiatives. In one interview, the respondent stated that he hadn't seen more Blacks being hired or promoted by the company in the year leading up to his departure and that his employer had paid lip service to diversity.
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