At one of my previous jobs the management positions were always held by white males, even though most of the non-management staff were POC. Many of these managers were mediocre at best. Every time a new white manager was hired we knew they got there because they were white males.
Alejandro Diaz writes about culture, politics, and the workplace. His new business, D & E Management Solutions, Embraces Humanity at work https://dandems.com