Published together with our partner, Fortune, The Best Workplaces for African Americans ranking is based upon feedback from more than 30,000 African-American employees at Great Place to WorkCertified companies who completed our Trust Index© Employee Survey. Employees answered 58 questions about how frequently they experience the behaviors that create a great workplace, considering everything from how comfortable they are being themselves; the degree of favoritism or insider politics they observe in the workplace; the fairness of promotions; the feeling of honest connection with coworkers; their access to senior leadership; and who receives information and professional development and who doesnt.

To determine the winners, Great Place to Work analyzed how positively African-American employees report experiencing their workplace overall, paying special attention to an index of factors where African Americans tend to have a less positive experience than their colleagues. Rankings take into account how favorably African-American employees experience their workplace relative to colleagues who are not African-American, who were also surveyed; as well as the degree of representation minorities enjoy within the workforce as a whole, management and executive roles. Organizations needed to have at least 100 African-American employees to be considered and are compared to peers of a similar size.

Best Workplaces for Diversity 2016

1. Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Health Care
Memphis, Tennessee

2. Texas Health Resources

Health Care
Arlington, Texas

3. FedEx Corporation

Memphis, Tennessee
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4. Foot Locker, Inc.

New York, New York

5. Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Atlanta, Georgia

6. Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

San Francisco, California

7. Marriott International, Inc.

Bethesda, Maryland

8. Quicken Loans

Financial Services & Insurance
Detroit, Michigan

9. Aflac Incorporated

Financial Services & Insurance
Columbus, Georgia

10. AT&T

Dallas, Texas

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