Claiming to value differences is not enough to create an empowered workforce or student body, and this is where a true commitment to managing diversity comes into play. For all students, employees and other organizational members to reach their full potentials naturally, managing diversity is the critical key.
Fourteen-year-old Emmett Till of Chicago was kidnapped and killed in the early morning hours of August 28 in 1955 while visiting Mississippi relatives. The sight of his brutalized body in an open casket, displayed to thousands of Chicago mourners a week later, was the spark that lit the modern civil rights movement. Among those moved to action was Rosa Parks of Montgomery, Alabama.