“Yes, but it also should be based on the qualifications. We cannot have Black folks being hired who end up being inferior to the job.”
“Since when hasn’t it been?”
“Race, in and of itself, maybe not. But you should factor in an individual’s experience. … I’m more for diversity, equity and inclusion.”
“Someone told me that if you consider race that’s reverse discrimination. That’s exactly what it is because we’re trying to reverse the discrimination that has been done to Black people.
Compiled by Cynthia Gibson in Birmingham, Alabama.