Tag: University of Toronto

Business Leaders Engaging in Same-Race Diversity Initiatives Are Perceived as Displaying Favoritism

When asked to measure their employers' effectiveness in same-race versus cross-race diversity efforts, participants were more likely to negatively rate leaders who engaged in diversity initiatives geared towards members of their own race.

Study Shows “Resumé Whitening” Increases Chance of Employers Contacting Job Applicants

A new study by researchers at the University of Toronto and Stanford University found that nearly one third of African American job applicants used the practice of "resumé whitening" to hide, at least to some degree, their ethnic identities.

In Memoriam: Richard Iton, 1961-2013

A professor of African American studies and political science at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, Dr. Iton died late last month after a 11-year battle with leukemia. He was 51 years old.

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