This is the property of the Daily Journal Corporation and fully protected by copyright. It is made available only to Daily Journal subscribers for personal or collaborative purposes and may not be distributed, reproduced, modified, stored or transferred without written permission. Please click "Reprint" to order presentation-ready copies to distribute to clients or use in commercial marketing materials or for permission to post on a website. and copyright (showing year of publication) at the bottom.
Subscribe to the Daily Journal for access to Daily Appellate Reports, Verdicts, Judicial Profiles and more...

Law Practice

Apr. 1, 2024

Anti-DEI group’s misuse of an article to undermine DEI is the ultimate spin

The Kansas State Young Americans for Freedom sought access to DEI funds, by twice citing an article by Mark B. Baer as a reason to remove DEI fund restrictions.

Mark B. Baer

Mark works as a mediator and conflict resolution consultant and teaches a course on implicit bias.


This month, I want to discuss the power of diversity of thought. As with pretty much everything, "diversity of thought" means different things to different people.

When I comment on the power of diversity of thought, I am referring to people making a concerted effort to receive, try to understand, and fairly consider views that differ from their own.

People's personal backgrounds and life experiences are greatl...

To continue reading, please subscribe.

Already a subscriber?

Or access this article for $45
(Purchase provides 7-day access to this article. Printing, posting or downloading is not allowed.)