“Race is a fiction. Racism is not”
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on 21 March.
The “International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination” (#IDERD), a topic of conversation in your workplace?
Last month, I posted the following on LinkedIn:
“Striking, same month, nearly 15 days apart, different engagement… On the 8, nice to read commitments, declarations from CEOs + brands across geographies. Yesterday, on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (#IDERD) = ‘radio silence’ A long road… #RacialDiscrimination #DiversityandInclusion #CEOAction #RaceAtWork #BoardDiversity”
What happened for this day to be proclaimed “International Day”?
- @UNHumanRights: March 21 is the Intl Day to #FightRacism
Other posts that caught my attention:
« Isn’t it time we #FightRacism and cast off the chains of prejudice? »
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Ooooh by the way, the 25 March is the International Day of …. ?
Talent has no race!
Background information: Born in Congo, I am committed to Equity & Inclusion work. Why do I blog? It is not about me. My passion is to enable others to achieve their potential and to advance equity in the workplace in corporate Brussels.
The ten years old daughter of a friend had the best grades in the classroom. The mother of the kid who always ended up as the second, one day told her something like: « no matter how well you do in school, you will end up like all these black women who clean up toilets, rooms, kitchens in our restaurants, hotels, etc.
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