In September 2016, Randall Stephenson, the former Chairman and CEO of AT&T gave a passionate speech about the racial tensions that are plaguing the United States. He encouraged employees at our company to move from tolerance to understanding and to dig deep to understand one another.
Everything he said spoke to me. I thought a lot about his words, but I didn't know how to go about having these sensitive conversations. Yet I would think about it every day.
Then one day, a few months later, I was perusing social media, and I stumbled upon this meme: