Teachable moments don’t happen in the ways we expect. Institutions of education have trained us to create expectations around learning that are discriminatory in nature. What if I told you the expectations that we place on teachable moments are biased and can perpetuate cultural norms of White supremacy. For example…


By: Cheryl Ingram PhD

A small group of people can’t be a strong agent of change. Collectively, we are more likely to approach change with a fierceness that resonates and shakes normalcy to the core. Recently, in my line of work a major change that has been occurring in the…


We all enter into conversations for a number of different reasons, but our intentions often vary. The intentions we have during the act of conversation are formed around our need to be heard or the need we have to hear another person out. After witnessing the recent mockery of a…


Diverse City LLC, a diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting firm, has hired Dr. John Maduko as its new Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Maduko, is scholar and academic leader, DEI advocate and educator, cultural intelligence practitioner, and entrepreneur. As a first-generation Nigerian-American, John’s career has been centered around the advocacy and…


Written by: Cheryl Ingram

Everytime a viral racist tragedy happens that harms a Black person, I feel it in my soul. I find those videos hard to watch and forget once I experience them. I still can’t get the murder of George Floyd out of my head. I find it…


Some of you read this title and made a few assumptions and they probably went something like this:

  • What is she going to say that Black people are lacking now?
  • Who is this article going to blame for the shortcomings of Black people?
  • As a Black person, what am I…

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Job interviews are supposed to be exciting. The feeling you get when you know it is coming should be one of excitement. Unfortunately, this is not the case, especially for many underrepresented and marginalized populations, they can be a nightmare. The level of anxiety that hits us when we know…


I often hear stories of imposter syndrome in my line of work, especially from the underrepresented and often marginalized populations who are challenging the normalcy of white supremacy in workplace cultures. …


American history is littered with companies that intentionally misled the public and silenced employees for profit. Google is at the center of a self-inflicted firestorm today for firing AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru, who spoke out against bias in Google’s artificial intelligence language project. …


I’ve been working since I was 15 and never had a job where I didn’t experience some form of discrimination. I am now 39 years of age and recently started a new company to combat discrimination in the workplace. This blog will provide insights into the genesis for my two…

Cheryl Ingram

Dr. Cheryl Ingram aka Dr. CI, is a very successful entrepreneur, blogger, content creator and expert of diversity, equity, and inclusion practices.

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