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05/28/2013 08:23 am ET | Updated Jul 28, 2013

The Fortune 500 Has A Race Problem

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HOUSTON -- As a partner and chief diversity officer at Thompson & Knight, Pauline Higgins was not afraid to press the issue of hiring minorities at the 126-year-old Texas law firm. But when she left in 2008, she was replaced by an associate with less influence.

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