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Ellen McGirt


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by ellen:

Department of Justice Distributes a Memo to Immigration Court Employees With a Link to A White Supremacist Site: raceAhead

The article in question included racist and anti-Semitic rhetoric and called out specific judges by name → Read More

Black Women Can’t Bridge the Gender Gap Alone: raceAhead

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is a reminder that bridging the gender gap is everyone’s job. → Read More

Author Casey Gerald Ponders the Black Experience in an America Shaped by Hate: raceAhead

In a wide-reaching essay, the philosopher-entrepreneur demands nothing but full renewal of his spirit and yours. → Read More

Why Today’s Google Doodle Is So Special: raceAhead

Arantza Peña Popo’s doodle is called 'Once You Get It, Give It Back,' a reminder that we all have to pay it forward. → Read More

Missing Toni Morrison: raceAhead

The novelist and Nobel Laureate died today at 88. Her recent essays both called out white supremacy and offered a blueprint for fighting it. → Read More

Judge Recommends the Officer Who Killed Eric Garner Be Fired: raceAhead

The decision is now in the hands of NYC’s police commissioner. → Read More

Who Won the Democratic Debate?: raceAhead

While there was plenty of drama between the candidates, the clear winners were supporters of Eric Garner. → Read More

Trump Comes for Baltimore, Baltimore Claps Back: raceAhead

While the president’s attacks on the city were seen as a line too far, it’s time to understand the history behind Baltimore’s problems. → Read More

Does Netflix Fail Creators of Color?: raceAhead

The abrupt cancellation of fan favorite 'Tuca & Bertie' raises questions about the platform’s recommendation algorithm. → Read More

Puerto Rico’s Victory: raceAhead

With the resignation of their embattled governor, Puerto Ricans are hoping for some long overdue progress. → Read More

Fired for loving Tupac?: raceAhead

An Iowa government official and Tupac superfan says it’s time to confront stereotypes about rap fans. → Read More

A Reminder of the Power of Art: raceAhead

Amidst the largely unproductive discussion about President Donald Trump's racist tweets, "When They See Us" shows that real conversations on race can be had. → Read More

Confronting Bias In A.I.: raceAhead

It's a "fundamental issue" says one expert at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference. → Read More

Designing A Welcoming Corporate Culture

Researcher Vivianne Castillo says empathy is key. Problem is, most people don’t know what it is → Read More

Fear Of A Black Mermaid

Disney cast a black actress named Halle Bailey as Ariel in a new live version of 'The Little Mermaid,' and triggered a heated debate on race → Read More

Women's Soccer Wins More Than the World Cup

The U.S. Women's Team are teaching the world to be gender pay equity advocates. → Read More

How to be a corporate ally now that Pride is over

After a record turnout for this year's Pride celebration, the real work begins → Read More

The Whitest Towns In America

In this funny and insightful TED talk, Rich Benjamin explores the places where white populations are growing, and what it was like to be a black man in 'Whitopia' → Read More

How To Fill Your Leadership Pipeline with Qualified Women

A new survey from the Working Mother Research Institute found only 15 percent of women said they'd been coached on how to advance in their careers → Read More

Who Won the First Democratic Debate?

Elizabeth Warren stood out and Julian Castro gained ground, but inclusion was the big winner last night → Read More