Close

race

Unconscious Bias Training Is Anti-Racism Training

Unconscious bias training is in. It’s neat; it incorporates lots of cool new science. It’s sexy; it incorporates lots of cool images and eye opening exercises. It’s trendy; all the cool kids are doing it. And it’s safe; no one talks about racism. That’s where the legitimate criticism comes in. […]

Read More

White people owe Black people a tremendous debt – still unpaid

It took me over a year to feel ready to see 12 Years a Slave. Two weeks ago I finally saw the Oscar winner. It was as brutal and stunning as I expected, and I sobbed through most of the last 15 minutes. On a roll, I watched The Butler […]

Read More

6 Reasons to Not Say “Caucasian”

Much has been made about how to refer to members of racial and ethnic groups of color in the United States — even how to refer to people in color in general. I myself have researched and written quite a bit on what to “call” Hispanics/Latinos and why. Yet very […]

Read More

3 Ways the Ferguson Decision is Bad for Business

Last night, a Missouri grand jury found there wasn’t sufficient evidence to charge white police officer Darren Wilson with a crime for shooting unarmed black teenager Michael Brown dead in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson on Aug. 9. Last night, I listened carefully to prosecutor Bob McCullough repeatedly emphasize […]

Read More

Showing up Powerfully Around a Racial Violation

As a Coaching for Transformation student, I’m gaining experience and hours by exchanging coaching with other new coaches in my city in different training programs. These coaches are also part of a larger group which meets monthly for happy hour. The last time we met, there was a new woman […]

Read More

Why Raven-Symoné’s Label Rejection Isn’t a Sign of Progress

Much has been made of actress Raven-Symoné’s recent comments to Oprah about her identity. In an interview initiated by her public coming out in a tweet grateful for the U.S. Supreme Court’s support of same sex marriage, she said that while she is in a relationship with a woman, she […]

Read More

How Whites can talk about race…and why we need to: An intergenerational duo of White Women Reacts, Reflects and Acts (FINAL chapter)

White allies

By Susana Rinderle and Melissa Hahn (learn more about my smart, talented, passionate co-author on her website and LinkedIn) he Trayvon Martin incident in early 2012, the trial of his accused killer George Zimmerman in 2013, and the uproar following the “not guilty” verdict a year ago on July 13th […]

Read More

How Whites can talk about race…and why we need to: An intergenerational duo of White Women Reacts, Reflects and Acts (part III)

White allies

By Susana Rinderle and Melissa Hahn (learn more about my smart, talented, passionate co-author on her website and LinkedIn) This third installment in a four-part series contains our year-long reactions, reflections, and our call to action following the July 13, 2013 “not guilty” trial verdict for George Zimmerman, accused of […]

Read More

Focusing on Racists Perpetuates Racism

Donald Sterling is in the news – a name I didn’t know until a few weeks ago, although I’m a Los Angeles native and have seen the Clippers play live. As a diversity & inclusiveness practitioner I’ve been asked what I think about him and his “racist” comments, just like […]

Read More

How Whites can talk about race…and why we need to: An intergenerational duo of White Women Reacts, Reflects and Acts (part II)

White allies

By Susana Rinderle and Melissa Hahn (learn more about my smart, talented, passionate co-author on her website and LinkedIn) This second installment in a four-part series contains our year-long reactions, reflections, and our call to action following the July 13, 2013 “not guilty” trial verdict for George Zimmerman, accused of […]

Read More
Receive Susana's Monthly Newsletter

Receive Susana's Monthly Newsletter

Subscribe to receive tips, resources and news, and connect to a community of like minded people!  You'll also receive the free guide, 5 Proven Strategies to Guarantee Your Diversity Initiative Produces Results (That Matter!).

Success! Thank you, and keep an eye on your email inbox for goodies!

Get Susana's free guide:

5 Proven Strategies to Guarantee Your Diversity Initiative Produces Results (That Matter!), and receive our monthly newsletter!

Success! Thank you, and keep an eye on your email inbox for goodies!

Subscribe To Susana's Coaching Newsletter

Subscribe To Susana's Coaching Newsletter

Join a community of like minded people! Receive monthly news, tips and resources to get unstuck, navigate change and overcome your biggest challenges.

Success! Thank you, and keep an eye on your email inbox for inspiration and tools!