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What to do if your workplace is too white: A manifesto

Written by a woman of color, this piece contains several personal and insightful perspectives on retention from diverse public radio journalists.

This entire piece is worth reading, but in the section on “Retaining People of Color,” the author recounts several colleagues’ painful workplace experiences with micro-aggressions – and beyond. There is no substitute for reading and hearing personal anecdotes like these. They emphasize the power of reputation, along with the need for humility in making sure your newsroom is a safe space for journalists of all backgrounds.