It comes from a mix of racial AND gender stereotyping.

You’ll hear that expressed in terms like “You’re so articulate” or “Can you believe that this ‘little lady’ can do (insert normal business function here).” Ignorance and confusion are hardly conducive to a good relationship.

The good news is that there are a growing number of white men who know, trust and rely on their black women colleagues.

They’re actually similar to white male leadership traits.

This creates a conflict with many white men, especially those from my generation (age 47) or older.

She was blonde, thin, big-bosomed, and even had a Germanic name.

She was probably very nice; but I cannot say for sure.

dt ogilvie, co-authored a phenomenal paper about African American Women Executives (AAWE).

Her paper documents how AAWE leadership traits are very different from white women’s.

“If you do one thing wrong, you could be suspended and off this campus,” Walker said.

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I cannot help but dwell on who might be coming to dinner.

“The university does not disclose information about student disciplinary matters in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act,” SMU officials said in an emailed statement sent to Walker says the university felt her fliers added to an already tense and hostile environment on campus.