Eyes on Enterprise: Racism in Corporate America - Importance of Diversity

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August 13th, 2014
Written by Michael Liedtke in Eyes On The Enterprise with 0 Comments
Blacks, Hispanics and women do not make up a significant percentage of Apple’s workforce, the largest among the tech giants. But Apple is not alone in its lack of diversity.
Blacks, Hispanics are underrepresented in Apple's workforce, which primarily relies on white and Asian men for its top-paying technology jobs, feeding the perception that Silicon Valley's economic boom is largely excluding blacks, Hispanics, and women. A breakdown released Tuesday by Apple Inc. showed 54 percent of the company's technology jobs in the U.S. are filled by whites and another 23...
August 1st, 2014
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There is a real shortage of black male teachers and efforts are being made to prepare and increase the number of black male educators.
Black male teachers are desperately needed in schools across America. Efforts, including at Winston-Salem State University, are being made to establish the next generation of black male teachers. The historically black college is collaborating with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Wells Fargo to host a program designed to increase, influence and prepare black male educators nationwide. The...
July 16th, 2014
Written by Will Weissert -... in Eyes On The Enterprise with 0 Comments
Minority voters are discriminated against with the new electoral maps in Texas, the U.S. Justice Department alleges.
Minority voters were discriminated against deliberately in Texas as new electoral maps were drawn. The U.S. Justice Department told judges Monday that Texas lawmakers carefully crafted electoral maps marginalizing minority voters despite the state's exploding Hispanic population in a deliberate effort to racially discriminate and protect conservative incumbents. Attorneys for Texas countered that...
June 20th, 2014
Written by Jesse J Holland in Eyes On The Enterprise with 0 Comments
A new generation of U.S.-born Hispanics is entering the U.S. workforce, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.
Latino immigrants hold fewer jobs than Latinos born in the United States for the first time in more than two decades. This change is happening because it is now harder for immigrants to enter and find jobs in the U.S., and because a new generation of U.S.-born Hispanics is entering the U.S. workforce, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. This information comes as politicians...
June 13th, 2014
Written by Nicholas Riccar... in Eyes On The Enterprise with 0 Comments
The outreach to Hispanics is part of the Republican National Committee's effort to combat that drift and expand the party beyond its mostly white base by engaging with minority communities. The party has been reaching out to Hispanic voters after they played a key role in President Barack Obama's win in 2012.
Hispanics are being courted by the Republican Party in southwestern states that already have strong Hispanic leadership and presence in the hopes of winning a majority of elected officials in that part of the country. The Republican Party is expanding its Hispanic outreach in the U.S. Southwest, hoping to capitalize on the popularity of its two Hispanic governors in the region and win back a part...

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