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The Only Black Guy in the Office

I’ve accepted this fact and figured out how to use my powers for good

Illustration: Michael Kennedy


LEVEL’s own The Only Black Guy in the Office sounds off on the latest in corporate America–related news in a brand-new column


The franchise’s diversity quick fix has still failed its contestants of color


THE ONLY BLACK GUY IN THE OFFICE

Sure, you wish them well—but navigating the aftershocks is tricky at non-diverse companies

Illustration: Michael Kennedy


If you want to imagine a world without racism, it’s gonna take much more than a kumbaya soundbite

Photo: Ivan Pantic/Getty Images


The Only Black Guy in the Office

Pandemic headhunting is boosting my ego at the same pace as it’s boosting my doubts

Illustration: Michael Kennedy


THE ONLY BLACK GUY IN THE OFFICE

My company’s diversity committee is pushing forward to make positive change — but not without posers disturbing the process

Illustration: Michael Kennedy


The Only Black Guy in the Office

Things you learn after years of being a token in the workplace

Illustration: Michael Kennedy


The Only Black Guy in the Office

Why won’t companies quit slapping a Band-Aid on things and make some actual meaningful changes?

Photos: filadendron/Zero Creatives/Getty Images


The Only Black Guy in the Office

Sure, I want to help voice our race-related concerns, but am I playing myself?

Illustration: Richard A. Chance

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