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  1. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: The after is the hard part

    By P. Kim Bui

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    At the beginning of a working relationship, you act with more transparency as you get to know the other person. That same transparency is necessary for the after.

  2. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: It takes hard work from all sides to build coalition across identities and communities

    By Francisco Vara-Orta

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    Building coalitions is tough, awkward work that leads to happier employees and better journalism products for our communities.

  3. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: The Key to Inclusive, Effective Teams Is Psychological Safety

    By Alan Henry

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    To build teams where everyone feels represented and respected, create an environment where we all can bring our whole selves.

  4. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: How to give your interns a leg up in their next job search

    By Emma Carew Grovum

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    Not every internship is going to end with a job offer. Here’s how you can give your interns a boost as they enter the job market.

  5. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: Smart leaders put empathy and equity at the forefront of work

    By Irving Washington

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    New frameworks for leaders must help them develop a more equitable mindset that shares power and accountability.

  6. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: Leadership and management are not the same thing

    By P. Kim Bui

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    Newsrooms must create ways for people to learn to lead without pushing people into management.

  7. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: Leaders, you need to make room or move out

    By Robert Hernandez

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    Going beyond a seat at the table for journalists of color.

  8. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: Everyone can help close the wage gap for journalists of color

    By Emma Carew Grovum

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    You don’t have to tell EVERYONE how much money you currently or have made in order to participate in salary transparency.

  9. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: Onboarding isn’t just for early career staff

    By Jahna Berry

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    Here’s how you can help new BIPOC managers and experienced hires succeed.

  10. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: There is no pipeline problem

    By Robert Hernandez

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    A problem exists in how the industry treats historically marginalized journalists in the hiring process.

  11. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: Let’s learn without fear of failure

    By Annemarie Dooling

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    Personal growth is imperative to professional and organizational growth.

  12. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: It’s time to own our biases

    By Julia B. Chan

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    This year, I’m committing to create journalism that reflects and honors the experiences of people in the newsroom — and outside

  13. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: This is my commitment as an ally and a leader

    By Greg Burton

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    There’s much work to be done to better support and develop journalists of color. Here are a few steps I’m taking this year.

  14. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: U.S.-focused Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategies Don’t Scale Globally

    By Feli Carrique

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    The push towards DEI initiatives in US media is a great thing, and it can help raise analog concerns in places where there hasn’t been so much reckoning. However, assuming that the same initiatives implemented to deal with discrimination in the US. are applicable elsewhere is inaccurate and short-sighted.

  15. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: A self-improvement buddy system for leaders

    By John Davidow and Hannah Wise

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    Hannah Wise and John Davidow, co-founders of Media Bridge Partners (a new consultancy that helps media organizations with their diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging goals), discuss their personal/professional commitments for 2022.

  16. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: What we’ll do in 2022

    By P. Kim Bui and Emma Carew Grovum

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    Over the next few weeks, you’ll see a series of guest columns that are a little different than our usual offering. As promised, we solicited and received commitments (not predictions) from journalism leaders. We’re excited to publish these thoughts and promises made by our fellow leaders, allies, and rebels — of all colors.

  17. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: Dual managers and caretakers face additional challenges

    By Kyndell Harkness

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    Managing as a person of color has its own burden when dealing with the dynamics of the workplace. Often overlooked, is the extra weight of culturally based family obligations that are a part of our daily lives.

  18. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: We’re back and better than ever

    By P. Kim Bui and Emma Carew Grovum

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    We’ve been funded for 2022! Newsroom leaders: We want to hear what you’re *actually* going to do next year to help journalists of color thrive.

  19. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: POCs are expected to be exceptional at everything. That’s literally impossible.

    By P. Kim Bui

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    Leaders of color are dealing with a double standard: To be considered successful, you must be twice as good. To be a genuine leader, you must show people you aren’t perfect, and have things you’re working on, setting an impossible bar to more achievable heights.

  20. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: How to (not) ask for help finding applicants for your program or job

    By Angilee Shah

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    If you’ve already posted your job description, you might be too late to get the truly diverse pool of applicants you were hoping for.

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