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Ellen McGirt


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When it comes to the Capitol riots, we see things differently

Great Place To Work CEO Michael Bush shares his advice for how to discuss the Jan. 6 attack with employees. → Read More

Articles by Ellen McGirt

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Corporate America, we need to talk about activism

Ben & Jerry's CEO Matthew McCarthy writes to raceAhead about how to take an important stand. → Read More

The reckoning of the Capitol riots is up to us

If the United States is going to recover, it needs to correctly assess the threat it's facing. → Read More

Don't talk about the Capitol siege without mentioning white privilege

If you haven't spent time imagining what would have happened if the "protesters" had been primarily Black and brown, your Black and brown employees have. → Read More

Happy New Year! Nothing is going to change

It's fun to make predictions for 2021, but the reality is we're still in the midst of a pandemic. → Read More

'Hamilton' the musical and the seductive danger of nostalgia

In our last newsletter of the year, we take some time to ask some big questions about 2020. Who lives, who dies, who tells our story? → Read More

How to be an anti-racist not just in the summer of 2020, but next year and beyond

When it comes to race and inequity, so many leaders are—miraculously—on the same page, but not always clear about what comes next. → Read More

Nutrition faces a racial reckoning

With a new focus on nutrition, inclusive dietitians are finding new ways to counsel patients using foods they love with respect for their backgrounds. → Read More

The new Biden administration signals an era of historic 'firsts'

There's a bittersweet ritual of noting—if not always celebrating—trailblazing hires. In 2020, the number of "firsts" can feel disheartening. → Read More

Black women-founded startups are increasing—but they still raise far less than average

There's good and bad news for Black women founders in the startup world. → Read More

It's time for business to think radically about design

Businesses can use design to create value, but they'll have think radically first. → Read More

400 years after the Mayflower, Native Americans are gradually reshaping U.S. politics

Strong voter turnout and record representation in Congress has been hard won and long overdue for Native Americans. → Read More

Dolly Parton loves you

Already admired by many, the country legend has now gone and donated $1 million for a coronavirus vaccine. → Read More

It's time to celebrate Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

Harris' election is a wondrous moment for so many people who can claim a small piece of her identity, politics be damned. → Read More

Reflecting an election without end

A post-U.S. Election week in review, in Haiku. → Read More

Let's put Mr. Rogers in charge

After Vice President Joe Biden's demeanor at last night's televised town hall was compared to Mr. Rogers, some folks wondered—would that be so bad? → Read More

Happy Indigenous Peoples Day?

This year's holiday falls at a time when Indigenous communities are under siege due to the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker believes in you

The Ford Foundation president is doubling down on their mission to support essential justice and arts organizations. → Read More

The Ford Foundation announces $180 million in new racial justice grants, supported by proceeds from social bonds

This latest funding doubles the Foundation’s existing commitments in the civil justice arena to $330 million. → Read More