Race still plays a major role in hiring process…well duh!December 7, 2009 at 5:09 PM | Posted in I have had enough, Sad but true, UGH! | Leave a comment
Any person of color could have told you that one. We live it everyday. They can also tell you that they get followed around while at stores and get a side-eye when they’re the only color in a room or at a conference or at a… But the post-Obama America inserts fingers into ears and says racism is gone because hey look, we chose the black guy! The “race card” isn’t an excuse, it is a reality for those who are striving to transcend racial boundaries and inequities. And even for the everyday “Jamal.” So education can’t even be the “great equalizer.” Something’s gotta give.
From nytimes.com: In Job Hunt, College Degree Can’t Close Racial Gap