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Office of Diversity & Inclusion



Assistant Vice President Kevin L Antoine, JD, in this nationally distributed editorial for ask President Obama to consider awarding the Jackson 5 the Presidential Medal of Freedom based on their positive cultural influence during the early 1970s.

Read the article in the New Pittsburgh Courier »

The Network Journal


Evolution of Diversity

At its annual roundtable with chief diversity officers, The Network Journal gets a close-up look at diversity efforts at leading public, for profit and non-profit organizations, and how the people who lead those efforts do their job.

Follow this link for an excerpt of TNJ's exclusive conversation with this year's panel of CDOs: Kevin L. Antoine, J.D., State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center; Deborah A. Elam, General Electric Co; Marsha Ellis Jones, PNC Financial Services Group Inc.; and William H. Harper III, Pacific Gas and Electric Co.

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Kevin Antoine discussing the Affordable Care Act and President Obama's legacy on YouTube.


Kevin Antoine on the legacy of Reconstruction and its influence on contemporary diversity and inclusion efforts on YouTube.