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Essence: How Can We Fix Silicon Valley’s Diversity Problem?

Via Essence:

“It’s hard to ignore the diversity discussion that’s sweeping through Silicon Valley.

Black ex-employees of tech giants are taking to social media to share their on-the-job stories and personal experiences within former work environments:

“In attempting to achieve the appropriate level of Blackness that makes me palatable to tech, had I unwittingly erased the importance of maintaining my Blackness in a sea of White faces?” Leslie Miley posted on medium.com. The former engineering manager at Twitter resigned in 2015.”

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