Monthly Archives: May 2015

A Cautionary Tale About Cafe Racism

A Cautionary Tale About Cafe Racism

I want to share a cautionary tale about discrimination at a  local business. Although it occurred here in Berkeley, it can happen at any business, of any size, anywhere, unless preventive action is taken.
Kamau Bell, a nationally known comedian who is African-American was standing outside of an upscale cafe showing a book on interracial families to his wife who is White and was sitting at an outdoor table with her friends who were also White. As he was engaged in conversation, a White employee inside the cafe, knocked on the window and told him to leave immediately.

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Three Ways to Prevent Discrimination in Your Business

Three Ways to Prevent  Discrimination in Your Business Whether discrimination is unintentional or intentional, the impact is the same, and no amount of rationalization makes it acceptable.  Here are three ways you can prevent discrimination in your business. 1- Be conscious of your personal biases and learns to filter them out. Bias and wrong assumptions… Continue Reading

Three Ways to Prevent Discrimination in Your Business

Three Ways to Prevent  Discrimination in Your Business Whether discrimination is unintentional or intentional, the impact is the same, and no amount of rationalization makes it acceptable.  Here are three ways you can prevent discrimination in your business. 1- Be conscious of your personal biases and learns to filter them out. Bias and wrong assumptions… Continue Reading