Sep 18, 2020

Digital divide could keep Black and Hispanic people out of future jobs

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A directive at Facebook coming from Mark Zuckerberg himself is set to curb political talk on the company's internal messaging network. Plus, current and future racial inequities caused by unequal access to technology and training.

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The U.S. has a "racial tech gap" problem, Deutsche Bank study shows

According to a Deutsche Bank study, the U.S racial tech gap will eventually keep Black and Hispanic workers out of a majority of jobs in our rapidly growing digital economy.
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Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director