Deborah L. Plummer, PhD, is a psychologist, author, and speaker on topics central to equity, inclusion, and how to turn us and them into we. #Getting to We

The Cost of Doing Nothing About Race in the Workplace

The murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, opened floodgates to address systemic racism in all aspects of culture — policing, education, voting rights, healthcare, housing patterns, wealth creation, religious institutions, media representation, the arts, and organizational work life.

Responses from non-profit organizations and corporations during this time of…

I have spent a lifetime providing evidence to Whites that racism exists. Yet, they remain the arbitrators of its existence.


Many years ago, when teaching a graduate level course, Multicultural Applications of Clinical Psychology, I referenced an article on race and psychological distress. I can still remember where I was positioned in the classroom, the need for brighter lighting in the room, how the desks were arranged, where this student…

Deborah L. Plummer

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