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Roberts VS Texaco : a True Story of Race and Corporate America (98 Edition)by Bari-ellen Roberts
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Texaco recruited banking executive Bari-Ellen Roberts with promises of a professional challenge and advancement. But she and 1400 other African Americans faced a persistant pattern of racial discrimination so onerous that it wound up in a lawsuit-and ultimately in the largest discrimination settlement in U.S. History. This is the true story of how a giant corporation was challenged against all odds by one brave woman who was determined to stand her ground.
Here, in Bari-Ellen Roberts' own words, is the fascinating, infuriating, and ultimately triumphant account of how she acheived an electrifying result that could change the face of corporate America, including the inside story of the notorious "Texaco Tapes," which recorded senior executives making racially-charged comments while they allegedly plotted the destruction of evidence. Here is a fresh and inspiring vantage point on what is unquestionably the major civil rights battleground of the twenty-first century: the workplace. Spellbinding and eloquent, intensely personal and dramatically riveting, this is the most persuasive yet damning account of corporate racial discrimination ever written.
About the Author
Bari-Ellen Roberts was a senior financial analyst at Texaco from 1990 to 1997. She she is currently the chair of the African American Committee for Corporate Responsibility. She receives many requests as a keynote speaker and serves as a diversity strategist and consultant. She lives in Connecticut.Bari-Ellen Roberts was a senior financial analyst at Texaco from 1990 to 1997. She she is currently the chair of the African American Committee for Corporate Responsibility. She receives many requests as a keynote speaker and serves as a diversity strategist and consultant. She lives in Connecticut.
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