Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton are set to fill their Christmas stockings with shakedown tidings from big business.
Jackson targeted tech companies for not having enough black workers and Sharpton met Sony chairman Amy Pascal over her emails joking about President Obama’s preference for black themed movies.
At a December 10 meeting at Intel, Jackson led a diversity workshop organized by his Rainbow PUSH Coalition for tech companies where he pressed the industry to increase its racial and gender diversity. Jackson took advantage of the forum to bring up injustices from the past to pressure the tech industry to hire more blacks.
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