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Diversity in the Raw

The upheaval, the pain, the riots, the chaos we’ve seen in our country in recent months all point to the need for radical change when it comes to racism and inclusion. We must speak out and we must speak honestly. With the "Diversity in the Raw" project, we’re asking our readers to join us in sharing first-person accounts, ideas, solutions and triumphs, all with the goal of finding solutions and a path forward.

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Loreal A. Arscott, owner and principal of L.A. Law Firm in Miami. Photo by: © Kahlil O'Connor Loreal A. Arscott, owner and principal of L.A. Law Firm in Miami. Photo by: © Kahlil O’Connor

I am a woman.  I am a black woman. I am a black woman lawyer.  I have experienced the double bind of racism and sexism my entire existence. I have experienced the double bind of racism and sexism in this profession since I was an aspiring lawyer in law school.

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