In the wake of numerous high-profile police killings of unarmed Black individuals this year, the issue of racial inequality has catapulted to the forefront of corporate consciousness in recent months. Public statements flooded in over the summer, and a number of organizations announced new efforts to combat discrimination in recruitment, hiring and retention. Will the attention and action be sustainable?
Dr. Tolonda Tolbert is optimistic.
The HR Tech keynote speaker—who will address how organizations can interrupt systemic discrimination through their culture at the free, virtual conference later this month—says that the recent national conversation about race, and