The founder of a DEI consultancy says get ready for a year of uncomfortable conversations, as it will be the everyday work of allies that will make the difference over the long term.
The year 2020 brought a global reckoning on race unlike anything we’ve witnessed in modern history. Diversity trainings followed the missteps of organizations and CEOs. Corporate social responsibility programs pledged their allegiance to the Black community and poured millions into civil rights and social justice organizations. New vocabulary words built a glossary of terms like microaggression, systemic racism, and privilege. And books on antiracism took up seemingly permanent residence on the New York Times bestsellers list.