YES, diversity in the workplace seems to lack so much in these environments. It happened at my old job. Women and especially women of color had conditions placed on them for promotions that magically did not apply to white men when they were up for the same jobs. Said white men also seemed to get more help when they asked for it, while women got shrugged off and ignored. When the women expressed their malcontent and frustration, they'd be gaslit into believing it was because they couldn't handle the workload and must not have what it took (one of my colleagues actually got those words on a couple of occasions direct from our branch manager. She was a black woman, he was a white man). People can conclude what they want, but I'll leave it at this: somewhere around 5 people left that place in the span of a year and ALL of them were women of color, including myself and someone else who'd worked there for 5 years. Systemic bias is an ugly thing.

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Ada J. Raven

Ada J. Raven

Classical Singer & Amateur Prose Writer

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