Is Lack of Diversity at Work a “Pipeline Problem?”

Why aren’t we getting the diversity results we expected to see? A common answer, especially in the tech world, is that there’s a “pipeline problem.” This framing of the problem suggests that while we may be trying to find candidates with diverse racial, gender and other identities, the supply just isn’t there, so there’s only so much we can do. …


If you’ve been on social media, you’ve probably been seeing an awful lot of “Justice for Cannon” posts out there, about a white child named Cannon Hinnant allegedly murdered by a Black assailant, which very deliberately point out the races of each. See for example, this story for context on the crime itself:

https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/15/us/north-carolina-boy-killed-father-speaks-trnd/index.html

Let’s be clear, first of all: It’s heartbreaking that this family lost their child. Cannon Hinnant was his family’s pride and joy, and was as innocent as innocent can be. …

Phil N. Molé

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