Tag: Leaders

New study finds less than 1 per cent of Canadian corporate leaders are Black

Two people are interviewing for a job. One is bright, qualified and Black; the other, less impressive, but white. The hiring manager, who has a history of racism, places the Black applicant’s resumé in the “reject” pile. Until recently, that’s how many may have imagined anti-Black racism in business: isolated acts of discrimination performed by…

Trump rules out renaming U.S. bases named for Confederate leaders

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday rejected any proposal to rename U.S. military bases that are named for Confederate leaders from the 1860s Civil War, dismissing appeals made in the wake of the death of African American George Floyd. Trump’s announcement via tweet basically slapped down those Pentagon officials open to discussing the…