Jesse Jackson, Silicon Valley, and Reparations

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by Kevin Jackson

Who knew Silicon Valley is racist!

Or is that where the money is? Jesse Jackson attended Hewlett-Packard’s annual shareholders meeting to spotlight the lack of minorities in high tech. Jackson claims that technology companies discriminate disproportionately in the hiring of “blacks and browns.”

According to Jackson, the comparison of blacks not getting high tech jobs versus blacks USE of high-tech is out of whack, or as Earl “Butch” Graves Jr., president and CEO of Black Enterprise magazine put it, “…companies don’t come close to hiring or spending what is commensurate with the demographics of their customers.”

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