On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Wellstar’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion partnered with the African American/Black Business Resource Group, B.R.A.V.E., to host an engaging conversation between Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, the Ford Foundation Professor of History, Race and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and Dr. Hank Capps, Wellstar executive vice president and chief information and digital officer and B.R.A.V.E. Executive Sponsor. Focusing on “Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, and Inspiring the Future,” they discussed wrestling with the fundamental contradictions of our country’s past, addressing bias and holding unflinchingly to science and facts.
"Black History Month allows all individuals to reflect on the power of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in every facet of American culture. It is a time to understand and reflect upon Black stories of joy, pain and triumph. It is a time to come together to honor the great achievements of Black individuals, acknowledge and appreciate their many contributions to our society, both past and present, and to celebrate Black excellence," said Wellstar’s SVP and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Le Joyce Naylor.
Watch a portion of the program below.