Being an Ally ft. Eric Abrego, co-chair of the Black Inclusion Group at LinkedIn

This week we talk about how to be an ally. We welcome Eric Abrego, LinkedIn's co-chairman of the Black Inclusion Group, a program which utilizes data, resources, and employees to close the opportunity gap for Black people in the technology industry (and Angela’s college buddy!). We talk about the pitfalls of social media and virtue signaling, what not to message people, how to do the real work and continue the conversation. Then we answer your listener questions including a woman of color whose boyfriend’s family are Trump supporters and another listener who wants to know if it’s ok to check in on her black co-worker right now.

The proceeds from this episode will be donated to the ACLU, Black Lives Matter, and the Innocence Project

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