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Ellen McGirt


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by ellen:

The Leadership of Congressman Elijah Cummings: raceAhead

The congressman was a giant figure, a towering presence for civil rights, and a tireless defender of his beloved Baltimore. → Read More

The World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List: raceAhead

Spoiler alert: Cisco is number one. But how they get there is a labor of “love.” → Read More

Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day?: raceAhead

The second Monday in October now raises important questions on what we remember and why. → Read More

On This National Coming Out Day: raceAhead

Knowing who you are is enough. → Read More

Target’s Caroline Wanga Is Here to Change the World: raceAhead

In a new podcast interview, the company’s chief culture, diversity, and inclusion officer and vice president of human resources says it’s part of her job to make it truly safe for people to be themselves. → Read More

Montgomery, Ala., Welcomes Its First African-American Mayor: raceAhead

It’s a long overdue milestone for a city that birthed the civil rights movement. → Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Set to Hear Arguments on Civil Rights Protections for LGBTQ Workers: raceAhead

Be extra kind to your LGBTQ workmates today, their jobs are on the line. → Read More

The Freedom House, a Building With a Notorious Past in the Slave Trade, Is For Sale: raceAhead

The registered National Historic Landmark is in need of a new owner. → Read More

Trailblazing Actor Diahann Carroll Has Died: raceAhead

She was the first African-American woman to lead a primetime network television series in a non-stereotypical role. → Read More

USA TODAY Commissions an Original Poem by Poet Richard Blanco to Mark the Anniversary of the El Paso Shooting: raceAhead

Blanco, the first Latinx inaugural poet, says the work is “a hard look at our place as Hispanics in the United States.” → Read More

Jessye Norman Exits the Stage: raceAhead

The majestic American soprano was a towering figure, and one of the most decorated artists in opera history. → Read More

CNN Appoints Some 'Leaders on Impeachment': raceAhead

CNN faces criticism for focusing only on five women calling for impeachment, and ignoring others who have long called for holding President Donald Trump accountable. → Read More

Stacey Abrams Tops The Root 100: raceAhead

Take a look at this year's list of influential African Americans and be inspired. → Read More

Powerful Women Paying it Forward: raceAhead

Sharing power should be a mission. Some of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Politics understand that. → Read More

The Most Powerful Women International 2019: raceAhead

In some welcome news, one-third of the list are newcomers. → Read More

Cheers and Tears at the 2019 Emmy Awards: raceAhead

Some of the winners used their platforms to take a stand for equity and inclusion. → Read More

A Global Climate Strike Begins: raceAhead

Students in 150 countries are taking to the streets to demand action on climate change. → Read More

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Under Fire for Brownface Photo: raceAhead

While the photo reflects poorly on his blind spots at the time, he’s clearly not alone. → Read More

Feliz #HispanicHeritageMonth: raceAhead

If you're planning to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this year, it's worth taking a moment to meet the man who made it happen. → Read More

Maryland Launches an Investigation on Racial Terror Lynchings: raceAhead

Maryland has started a commission to seek justice for victims of racial terror. → Read More