I saw this exact behavior up close in my last corporate job. It seems that white managers just don’t know how to work with Black women. If they took the time to get to know them, they'd then be able to utilize their great natural talents, which would be good for everyone.
Alejandro Diaz writes about culture, politics, and the workplace. His new business, D & E Management Solutions, Embraces Humanity at work https://dandems.com