Black Lawmakers Give Tech Sector Low Marks Amid Silicon Valley Trip


Black lawmakers give tech sector low marks amid Silicon Valley trip

Black lawmakers traveling in Silicon Valley to discuss diversity and inclusion in the tech sector say that they’re so frustrated with responses received from companies they are considering proposing legislative action.
“When we get back with the Congressional Black Caucus, we’ve got to discuss what strategies we’re going to take,” Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) said in a phone interview with The Hill.
After meeting with major tech firms like Facebook and Uber this week, the co-chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus Diversity Tech 2020 Task Force, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and Butterfield say they are not …

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