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Mellody Hobson:
Color blind or color brave?

TED2014 · 14:14 · Filmed Mar 2014
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The subject of race can be very touchy. As finance executive Mellody Hobson says, it's a "conversational third rail." But, she says, that's exactly why we need to start talking about it. In this engaging, persuasive talk, Hobson makes the case that speaking openly about race — and particularly about diversity in hiring — makes for better businesses and a better society.

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Mellody Hobson is president of Ariel Investments, a value-driven money management firm — and an advocate for financial literacy and investor education. Full bio

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