Archive | Susan Klopfer

Sharper Focus on Diversity Could Pay Off For Business, Ebook Author States

News ReleaseSusan Klopfersklopfer@gmail.com Diversity eBook nominated for Global Award.(Gallup, New Mexico) — Is the time ripe for another book on diversity? Author Susan Klopfer believes so, “…since the money part of the diversity message still hasn’t hit home for most business leaders.” If American business has been talking the language of diversity for over 20 years, […]

U.S. Demographics Changing; Businesses That Adapt To Diversity Will Move Out Ahead of Others

Wednesday, September 1, 2010Contact: Susan Klopfer, MBAGroup KlopferCell U.S. citizens are changing, whether they know it or not. “Besides getting older, our skin color is changing. Even our taste for food, how we dress and the religions we follow are undergoing major transformation. “From businesses to families — new languages, new relationships and new […]

Employees tend to “stick around” more when companies promote diversity training

Engineer Gail Powley is a minority in her field -only 17.2 per cent of students in Canadian engineering programs are female.Photograph by: CANDACE ELLIOTT CANWEST NEWS SERVICE, For Canwest News Service; Edmonton Journal Edmonton engineer Gail Powley figures diversity training makes companies, “more self-reflective on what their practices and processes are. As a result,(the workplace) […]

Expanding Speaking Engagements

Tell me about your club! If you are a member of Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions — any such group — I would like to know more about it. I’ve been working to expand my speaking to other groups and organizations like these on the topics of Multicuturalism and Diversity; initially, I’m waving my speaking fee for these […]

All Students Need Multicultural Training, Says Civil Rights Author

Contact: Susan Klopfer Sounds like University of Texas needs lessons in multiculturalism, a civil rights author says. The revelation that a 55-year-old dormitory at the University of Texas is named for a leader of the Ku Klux Klan has prompted questions about whether the university has done enough to confront its racial history — and […]

Author Shares Personal Experiences Tracking Down Civil Rights Stories

In observance of Black History Month, the Fairfield, Iowa Public Library is hosting a free program by Susan Klopfer called “The Mississippi Story Behind Emmett Till” at 7:15 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 22. Susan Klopfer, the author of several books, including the civil rights non-fiction book “Who Killed Emmett Till?” is an award-winning journalist and […]

Sources: Books, Reports, Papers, Dissertations

Civil Rights Resources Barry, John W. Rising Tide, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. Beito, David T. and Royster Beito, Linda. Black Maverick, Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2009. Bennett Jr., Lerone. A History of Black America, Chicago: Johnson Publishing, Milennium Edition, 2003. Bond, Bradley G. Mississippi, A Documentary History, Jackson: University Press […]

Author revisits Mississippi delta civil rights cases

Former area author revisits civil rights cases BY TERRY Sunday, 11 October 2009 00:00 Susan Klopfer believes the long, sad chapter of American history surrounding the civil rights struggles of African Americans should never be forgotten. Using her journalistic talents, she’s authored two books focused on unsolved atrocities in the Mississippi Delta region that […]