Yall Must’ve Forgot! Race Still Matters At Work

December 1, 2009

In reading this piece written in the New York Times regarding racial gaps and the effect of a college degree, I was reminded of something that has haunted me since I graduated college. What if I didn’t know the people I know? Would I have been afforded the same employment opportunities as some of my peers with less connections? Would my skin color play a larger roll in the employment process if I didn’t have white co-signers? How much weight does my degree really hold?

I guess I still don’t have an answer yet, but this article does provide me with some food for thought. Enjoy.

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