Happy President's Day...
“There’s a room, uh, with twenty-five white guys in it -- they run a Fortune 500 company… The, uh, men in the room see each other as, uh, whatever they might see each other as -- competitors, equals, allies. Some of the guys are good men, some bad; some are dysfunctional mutts like most of us… Some couldn’t imagine harmin anyone because of, uh, gender, color, through job opportunity, discrimination: some would find discrimination, uh, somewhat wrong; some not so wrong; some wouldn’t give a shit; some would discriminate as policy… Outside of the room there’s a brown lady, a black man -- uh, a Chinese lady, a Mexican man, a Russian lady -- no matter how the people outside the room see the people inside the room, they might see a room for white men only…”
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