Kellye Whitney

Diversity Should Be Selfish

What the h-e-double hockey sticks with this headline, right? Why on earth would I promote the idea that diversity should be selfish? What about inclusion? Unity? Collaboration? Equality? It all depends on who’s being selfish and why. Earlier this month…

Uber: Beware Diversity Debt

The need for speed in business does not excuse an organization from taking the time to create and execute a thoughtful, sincere and diversity-friendly talent strategy — not when your customers and employee base are potentially diverse. Ask Uber. The company…

Step Into My (Virtual Reality) Shoes

I’ve often thought it might help to curtail police brutality and murder if white and black, or white and some other minority, officers were routinely paired as partners. Partners spend lots of time together each day. They eat together, travel…

Guys, Do Not Listen to Donald

So this week everyone’s talking about pussy grabbing. I’m not being vulgar; that is what everyone’s talking about thanks to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. By now you’ve probably heard snippets from the recording released Oct. 7 of Trump boasting to…

Beware the Spillover

Sometimes it really feels like the world has gone crazy. Like people have no clue anymore how to be people. We’re just so mean spirited, you know? So selfish and just plain uncaring. I mean, we’re just…

We Can’t Win Without White People

  Forget the dozens of people killed and more than a 100 who were injured in the Istanbul Ataturk Airport bombing in Turkey this week. The speech actor and activist Jesse Williams gave at last Sunday’s BET Awards is still…