Forward-thinking HR helped to bridge US racial divide, says diversity champion

July 2009
People Management;7/16/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 15, p12
The article features Earl G. Graves Sr., an African-American entrepreneur and diversity champion. According to Graves, the emergence of African-Americans in major company leadership roles was due to a generation of visionary human resource (HR) professionals. He urged conference delegates not to let the economic downturn to prevent their commitment to equal opportunities. Graves states that the best thing any individual can do to harness economic recovery is to not wait for that recovery.


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