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21 Black History Month quotes to share with your kids - TODAY. February is Black History Month, and we've rounded up quotes from inspirational icons like Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman elected to the U.S.

21 Black History Month quotes to share with your kids - TODAY

Congress, and Claudette Colvin, a pioneer of the 1950s civil rights movement. Share these 21 empowering quotes with your kids for Black History Month, and take the time to tell your children about the impact each had on history. —Coretta Scott King, civil rights leader and wife of Martin Luther King Jr. —Shirley Chisholm, first black woman elected to Congress —Kamala Harris, first female vice president of the United States —Frederick Douglass, abolitionist —Martin Luther King Jr., minister and civil rights activist. 28 Days of Black History. ☐ Day 1 Start at the beginning of Black History Month—with its origins.

28 Days of Black History

Learn about Dr. Carter G. Woodson, known as the “Father of Black History,” and his vision when he created what is now Black History Month. Plan a future trip to the Carter G. Five ways you can celebrate Black History Month virtually. Across the country, organizations are providing safe ways for people to commemorate the month virtually.

Five ways you can celebrate Black History Month virtually

Here's a look at five ways you can partake in honoring the month without leaving your home. "Understanding the African American lens on American history demonstrates the resilience of the African American community," Deirdre Cross, NMAAHC's director of public programs, told CNN. "People have struggled for their place in this democracy. It shows how there are historic issues of contemporary importance. Our generation is able to pick up its part in making this really a more perfect union for American communities at large. " The museum's signature event features acclaimed authors Ibram X. Tiffany Alvoid: Eliminating Microaggressions: The Next Level of Inclusion. Tiffany Alvoid: Eliminating Microaggressions: The Next Level of Inclusion. 7 Ways Corporate Leaders Can Address D&I Right Now. The feeling is natural.

7 Ways Corporate Leaders Can Address D&I Right Now

Despondency. Hopelessness. Anger. The killing of a yet another unarmed black man by police and the resulting week of protests are reminders of how many nonwhite Americans feel that institutions are stacked against them. And the numbers, unfortunately, bear that out, whether one looks at how many African Americans are in prison or how many people of color are in corporate leadership positions. But experts on diversity and inclusivity say that while tackling societal changes may be beyond the corporate world’s scope, change inside organizations are not. Does such change need to take place slowly, however? Acknowledge the problem. Talent practices that move the needle on diversity and inclusion dist. Let's get real about unconscious bias. Many organizations are rushing into unconscious bias training, also known as implicit or cognitive bias training.

Let's get real about unconscious bias

This “check the box” approach typically results in poorly planned and delivered learning experiences, which can lead to an unanticipated backlash against the material. If done well, unconscious bias training can be positively transformative; if not done well, the dysfunctional consequences can elicit negative reactions such as guilt, unrealized rising expectations, demoralization or pain. Before undertaking unconscious bias training, leadership must understand the strategic purpose of this initiative and, more specifically, what they hope to achieve. Unconscious bias training is about critical thinking and decision making. As a result of the training, leaders, managers and individual contributors should be able to make better and more rational decisions. But not all unconscious bias training programs are created equal. 12 Factors for Success. America Ferrera: My identity is a superpower. Four Tips To Managing Four Generations In One Workforce. 9 Tips For Getting Along With Coworkers From Different Generations.

Why Millennials Keep Dumping You: An Open Letter to Management. Learn About Gen Z (aka Generation Z) on GEN HQ. What is the name for the generation born after Millennials: Gen Z, iGen, Centennials, or something else?

Learn About Gen Z (aka Generation Z) on GEN HQ

Generation names often change as a generation comes of age and different characteristics or events come to define them. Often, what a generation is called early on is not what ends up sticking. For example, Generation Y morphed into Millennials, yet it’s the exact same generation. At The Center for Generational Kinetics, we call the generation after Millennials "Gen Z or iGen.” This corresponds with our research defining them as cloud natives rather than digital natives; their world is “iEverything,” with a lowercase “i.” Get the latest Generation Z national research statistics and findings here: Generation Z is Poised to Enter the Workforce; Are You Ready? Between advances in technology, the rise of the knowledge worker, and a workforce comprised of four very different generations, the workplace of today is more unique and diverse than ever before.

Generation Z is Poised to Enter the Workforce; Are You Ready?

Generational differences have been a hot topic amongst workplace managers for quite some time now, as there seems to be an ever widening gap between the skill sets of the different workers. And, with Generation Z prepping to enter the workforce, management teams are delving even deeper on this subject matter. I know you’re probably thinking “But, we just learned how to handle Gen X in the workplace; now there’s a whole new group of people to define and motivate?”