Mar 12, 2021
By Kelby Clark
ViacomCBS employees discuss the importance of fostering a culture of belonging that exists beyond Black History Month.
In Proud To Be, we highlight ViacomCBS employees and their personal histories. In this installment, we spoke to members of the company’s Office of Global Inclusion, Black Leadership Council, and our Black employee resource group, the BEAT+, about the significance of Black History Month.
"If you empower yourself, if you educate yourself, you can break down some of those barriers."
Senior Manager of Human Resources Operations and Information Systems at ViacomCBS
Pictured: Barry Pearson
Pictured: Janée Dabney
Pictured: Marland Zanders as a child.
Pictured (from left to right): Louis Carr, actor Anthony Anderson, and BET Networks President Scott Mills
Pictured: Brandy Fisher
"Black History Month gives us a moment to reflect on how far we've come from. It also gives us a chance to think about where we want to go."
VP of Financial Planning Analysis at MTV Entertainment Group