Tech Companies Don’t Care About Employing Black People


Graphic: Michael Harriot (The Root; photos via iStock)

After listing wage inequality, housing discrimination and the education gap, feel free to add “digital inequality” to the long checklist of disparities in America.

The National Urban League’s 2018 “State of Black America” report reveals that there is still some work to be done in the country’s technological sector. This year’s report uses its patented “Digital Inclusion Index” (pdf) to highlight the disparities in the tech industry, along with its usual research measuring how well people of color are doing in comparison with their white counterparts.

The Urban League’s report details how people of color are doing across every category from education to social justice, but the startling data on computer, tech and social…

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