4. Why the C-suite is out of reach for people of color

Illustrated collage of an office chair.

Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios

Climbing the corporate ladder is one of two paths to financial success — but getting to the top in America is nearly impossible for people of color.

Why it matters: Having to navigate blind spots at all levels of the corporate chain creates a system of barriers that can be hard for organizations to acknowledge, much less address.

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