Excuses are the tools of the incompetent,
They produce monuments of nothingness,
Build bridges to nowhere,
And those who choose to dwell in them
are usually good for nothing else
“Excuses are the tools of the incompetent…” yet, many company leaders tend to use them when they “choose” not to hire people of color.
“From Black people aren’t applying to our company,” to “they don’t have the right training,” these are a few excuses that have hindered diversification within corporations. Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have provided educational access to Black students since their inception. Not to mention, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) data shows that HBCUs graduate the highest percentage of Black students in the nation; 45 percent associate’s degrees, 81 per