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The White People Over Your Fave Nonprofits Often Ignore Black Leaders

‘Optic leadership’ — or tokenism — is not a win for anyone

A Black woman leading a board meeting. Image: Getty Creative

As Congress, for the first time since 1989, advanced the slavery reparations bill, we can feel a mustard seed of hope in acknowledging the tragic history of the United States.




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Kristina Dove

Kristina Dove

Born in Dallas, Texas. Owner/CEO of Community Power Consulting. Dallas Public Voices OpEd Fellow.

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