Business: Working in the White Man's World

If business fails us, there is no place to go.

—Richard Clarke

Black Management Recruiter

TO be a black seeking a job today is in many ways like being an immigrant in one's own country. Like immigrant groups of the past, blacks are victims of mass suspicion and slander—that they are too lazy, or too pushy, or not bright enough, or have aptitudes unsuited for the world of work, or do not fit in. Immigrants —Poles, Scandinavians, Italians, Irish—have overcome similar slanders and made their way ahead. But blacks are indelibly different. Because of their...

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