6 Issues Black Professionals Face in The Workplace

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black-professionals-work-placeBlatant Discrimination

In the words of federal researchers,  the “playing field is still far from level.” A recent government study of employment data concluded, “African-Americans continue to suffer the most severe extent of intentional job discrimination.”

The study, which examined 200,000 of the nation’s largest and mid-size companies, found that overall African-Americans have a 41 percent chance of being discriminated against at work, no matter what their level or industry. Black professionals and managers in corporate America stand a nearly 30 percent chance of being discriminated against on the job.

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