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What stage of being black at work are you? (When viewed by others). Physical threat? Suspicious? Diversity hire? Aggressive? Uppity? Accepted?

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Diversity hire but they aren’t wrong since I used every diversity program out there to get to where I’m

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A1 stop thinking like that. They must see potential in you at least. Do you know how many white men get hired off potential/connections? If you don't think you're qualified then no way they will. You have a right to be there

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Is being ambitious and driven viewed as being aggressive?

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I'm black. Yeah I've been viewed as being overly aggressive for being ambitious and driven.

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Uppity and aggressive. Would add “threat”

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Agreed. But let’s put something on the schedule to debrief and ensure we’re in agreement. [Since you’re the minority] Please put something on my schedule, it’s up-to-date.

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Age: 25 Gender: Male Company: ZS Associates (almost 5 YOE) Hobbies: cycling, eating ( food is the only true ❤), chess, walking Height: 6ft tall and well built Location: Hyderabad

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