How Corporate America Locked Black America Out of Its Very Best Jobs

Three decades after Rodney King, executives are again promising their companies can change. This time, will they?

Police lined up at Hollywood Boulevard after the Rodney King beating in Los Angeles, CA on May 1, 1992. Photo: Dayna Smith/The Washington Post/Getty Images

Near midnight in early March 1991, a California Highway Patrol team spotted a white Hyundai sedan speeding on the Foothill Freeway in the northeast San Fernando…