Big tech companies swear their “commitment to diversity” knows no bounds.
In reality, many of them employ disproportionately few people of color. Onlyof Google and less than is Black, according to their 2020 diversity reports — compared to 13.5 percent of the U.S. population overall.
The numbers are even worse for high-paying technical roles. Only 9 percent of Apple’s employees were Black in 2018, the last year it released a. For technical roles, that drops to 6 percent, the same as in 2014.
For the Black employees who are hired, Silicon Valley can be a difficult place to thrive. Accusations of …
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