At This Historic Church, Diversity Is A Matter Of Faith

The community around Quindaro Boulevard in Kansas City, Kansas, is mostly black. But Our Lady And St. Rose Catholic Church, at 5th and Quindaro, attracts a diverse mix congregants, often thought of as a rarity at Sunday morning services around the country. “It’s been what our mission statement says, it’s been a faith-filled, diverse, family … More At This Historic Church, Diversity Is A Matter Of Faith

After Starbucks Fiasco, Hartford Coffeehouse Gets Its Own Anti-Bias Training

A sign taped to the door told customers that Story and Soil Coffee was closing early for a staff training. Inside the small Hartford café, co-owner Sarah McCoy explained how the incident at a Philadelphia Starbucks — the one that made national headlines and led to a companywide training on racial bias — spurred her to think … More After Starbucks Fiasco, Hartford Coffeehouse Gets Its Own Anti-Bias Training

What is ‘racial bias training’? As Starbucks breaks to learn, we ask an expert

Starbucks stores across the country will be closed on Tuesday afternoon. The company announced it would use the half day to “conduct racial-bias education geared toward preventing discrimination in our stores.” Starbucks announced the move in April after video of police arresting two black men at a Philadelphia location went viral. An employee had called … More What is ‘racial bias training’? As Starbucks breaks to learn, we ask an expert

Diversity in the workplace

When people talk about diversity and inclusion in the workplace, it’s usually from the standpoint of the employer. But what about the employee perspective? And for local professionals of color, how does it translate to the day-to-day realities of going to work? Michelle Tyrene Johnson leads the discussion on KCUR. Listen to the show here.

Organizers of 2nd St. Louis Women’s March try to address diversity concerns

The first National Women’s March was held in Washington, D.C., one year ago. That’s when thousands of pink pussyhat-clad people filled streets in the nation’s capital and cities across the country to rally for the rights of women. But some observers strongly believed that women of color, trans women and women of different abilities, and the issues … More Organizers of 2nd St. Louis Women’s March try to address diversity concerns