I am a white, privileged CEO. I benefit from a system that was built to help people that look like me to succeed. A system that harms, discriminates against, and under-represents my colleagues with a different skin tone.
Earlier this week, while feeling a knot in my gut about what to say to my company about institutionalized racism and injustice, I watched the George Floyd video once again. This time, I was struck by the inaction of the other officers on the scene. I felt, and feel right now, a wave of shame and sadness wash over me as I