Jesse Jackson: Tech Diversity Is Next Civil Rights Step

Wendy Koch, USA Today, July 28, 2014

U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson called on the Obama administration Monday to scrutinize the tech industry’s lack of diversity.

“The government has a role to play” in ensuring that women and minorities are fairly represented in the tech workforce, Jackson told a USA TODAY editorial board meeting. He said the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission needs to examine Silicon Valley’s employment contracts.

Jackson spoke after meeting with Labor Secretary Tom Perez to press for a review of H-1B visas, which allow U.S. companies to hire foreigners for specialty jobs. He said data show Americans have the skills and should have first access to high-paying tech work.

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{snip} Jackson has lobbied nearly two dozen tech companies to disclose hiring data, and about a dozen have done so. The result is sobering: Men make up 62% to 70% of the staffs of Twitter, Google, Facebook, Yahoo and LinkedIn, while whites and Asians comprise 88% to 91%, according to company data released in the past two months. Their dominance is highest in computer programming and other tech jobs that tend to pay the most.

“This is the next step in the civil rights movement,” Jackson said, noting minorities represent a sizable share of tech consumers but not its workers. He said it’s bad business to exclude them. {snip}

To fix the problem, tech companies say they’re taking steps such as funding outreach programs like Girls Who Code to encourage women in computer science.

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Pandora and eBay will soon release their hiring data, and Apple has said it will do so but didn’t specify when, according to Butch Wing, a national political coordinator at the Rainbow Push Coalition, an advocacy group founded by Jackson.

Next month, Jackson’s group plans to file a freedom-of-information request with the EEOC to acquire employment data for companies that have not yet disclosed it publicly. Those companies include Amazon, Broadcom, Oracle, Qualcomm and Yelp. {snip}

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Dean Garfield, president of the Information Technology Industry Council, said the industry prides itself on being a meritocracy. “We can, and will, expand our definitions of merit to recognize the importance and value of diversity to our success,” he wrote in a recent USA TODAY op-ed piece.

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  • MekongDelta69

    “We can, and will, expand our definitions of merit to recognize the importance and value of diversity to our success…”

    ‘expansion of your definitions of merit’ = Monster Failure

    • Publius Pompilius Quietus

      One can generally assume anything Jesse Jackson thinks is a good idea will fail.

      • proud white

        I have been posting recently on forums. after I explain the various IQ’s the blacks get very mad and the whole thread is deleted. I realize IQ talk is what pisses them off the most. This whole concept about affirmative action is ridiculous. blacks are the dumbest and most violent race everywhere across the world. any civilization run by blacks is a failing civilization. other races even in poverty commit very little crime and work their way out of poverty. even the “smart blacks” aren’t as smart as their competition. i.e. the black engineer is most likely not as smart as the white engineer. what really gets me upset is the lack of coverage of black crime and the reporting of the very few white crime instances. this fuels hatred in the black community because they are too stupid to realize the media isn’t reporting black on white crime, it makes it more dangerous for us whites to live our lives in peace, and it also gives people on the verge of voting democratic or republican ultimately choosing democratic because they truly see blacks as victims and not the animals so many of them are.

        • RisingReich

          You are wasting your time with the IQ thing. All they hear is “white supremacist nazi”.

          • bilderbuster

            Who wants to kill six trillion Jews!

          • SoulInvictus

            Taking a page from the Chateau, I just agree and amplify.
            Yup, evil racist. Horrible bigot. As you’re not my employer, you can eat it… Now what?

      • SFLBIB

        It depends on what the definition of “fail” is. I’m sure to Jesse, any program that puts more money in his pocket is not a failure.

    • propagandaoftruth

      Expansion of

      • Whitetrashgang

        You know if the reverend got a duck bill instead of mouth put on his face I just might vote for him.

        • propagandaoftruth

          Might?

    • TruthBeTold

      The PC definition of merit:

      Merit = any random black person.

      • AndrewInterrupted

        Yes, at a federal contractor where I worked, your diversity quotient was your performance metric. High diversity quotient = high performance. We are squarely in the ‘…Age of Tokenism…’ Followed by the new ‘…Dark Age…’ Pun intended.

    • bilderbuster

      Less White males.

  • Publius Pompilius Quietus

    Equality is a social construct, so those who are obsessed
    with creating an egalitarian utopia will always resort to totalitarianism
    sooner or later—hence the reason why Jackson says the government has a “role to
    play.” It’s easy to see how people like
    Jackson would go too far with something like that. To the contrary, if racial equality were
    natural, it would not have to be enforced through government autocracy.

    • paul marchand

      Publius, I am having a prob posting, maybe I am blocked, but this is what I was going to post:

      * * I have an idea, DumbAxx, I mean REVerend………..duh, blacks start a tech business, LIKE WHITES DO, WITHOUT FRIGGING GOVT GRANTS
      And look, Jesse, the taxpayer (largely white) has to pay welfare, public schools, we have to move out of crime areas, we have to pay for the school meals….give us a friggin break and START YOUR OWN NON-GOVT GRANTED PRIVATE TECH BUSINESS

      • bilderbuster

        The only problem with that is that Steve Jobs was real and Steve Urkel doesn’t exist.

  • E_Pluribus_Pluribus

    The most succinct definition of the “achievement gap” — a proxy for the “merit gap” — is furnished by Education Trust:

    “By the time [minority students] reach grade 12, if they do so at all, minority students are about four years behind other young people. Indeed, 17 year-old African American and Latino students have skills in English, mathematics and science similar to those of 13-year-old white students.” (Education Trust, “Closing the Achievement Gap,” National Governors Association Clearinghouse, 2002, 9th paragraph)

    • The Final Solution

      Stems from the civilization gap, of which they are at least 5,000 years behind.

      • SoCal88

        More like 50,000 years, but now they are headed in the wrong direction evolution-wise.

  • WR_the_realist

    Americans should have priority over H-1b workers. But they’d be white and Asian Americans, maybe a Hispanic or two. But the least qualified group in America for tech work are blacks — regardless of how much they use twitter.

    • Alucard_the_last

      They can be janitors at a high tech company though.

      • Uncle_Dan

        Actually, at the pharmaceutical company that I worked at, they were mostly security guards.

        • WR_the_realist

          You’d be amazed at the number of security guards who have prison records.

        • Alucard_the_last

          That’s because they don’t do anything.

    • journey

      Blacks with their twitters = just mucking around with their shorthand “English”.

  • D.B. Cooper

    I say this is good. Twitter, Google, Facebook, Yahoo and LinkedIn are all anti-white leftists who keep pushing diversity while hiding in their mostly white companies. I would like to see some diversity in Chinese tech though.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Those institutions you mention have gone on un-persecuted/un-prosecuted this long by the race hustlers in the ‘permanent, minority occupation government’ because those employees aren’t “White”, they are “Tribe” and other “White” imposters like Armenians, Muslim Albanians, etc. As far as I’m concerned, there are no “White” Muslims, or Semites.

      • bilderbuster

        We know that Sharpton has been an FBI asset since before Twana Brawley and I’m convinced Jackson is too and that explains why neither has ever been targeted by the supposedly White racist US government.
        It also explains one of the many reasons MLK’s records will remain sealed.

    • Usually Much Calmer

      As usual, I agree with you D.B.

  • Dave4088

    This is just an effort to make high paying tech companies de-emphasize merit and ability and adopt a racial and gender spoils system that so typifies the hiring practices of government agencies. It’s long past due to diversify the 90% afro-american NBA and 67% afro NFL, but of course, merit is only allowable when and where it benefits them.

    • Reverend Bacon

      In other words, it’s an effort to kill American competitiveness by hamstringing those who make it happen. It’s bad enough that they’ve sucked up the output for 50 years, now they want us to help them pretend that they can add some value.

      In “Atlas Shrugged,” Hank Rearden, one of the protagonists, had a worthless brother. His name wasn’t “Jesse Jackson,” but it might as well have been. Rearden had given his worthless brother all sorts of fruits of Rearden’s labor. Rearden’s mother, whose name wasn’t “Obama,” either, tried to force Rearden to also give his worthless brother some “token” job so that he could feel good about himself. Rearden said no, that’s where I draw the line.

      It continuously amazes me how much life imitates art.

      • Alucard_the_last

        Everything that Ayn Rand predicted is coming true. Reading her books is like studying prophecy.

      • Dale McNamee

        And Hank Rearden’s brother… Whose name was Phillip despised receiving Hank’s “forced charity” while “mooching” it from Hank…

        Hank’s mother & Lillian Rearden (his wife) also were moochers…

        Phillip,Lillian, and Hank’s mother learned what happens when the money stops…

        • Reverend Bacon

          Well done. I haven’t read it in 25 years, so I was going from memory. It’s amazing how prescient that book was- written when Europe had become a welfare state, but 8 years before the US had.

          • Dale McNamee

            I was going from memory also… Like you, it’s been years since I read it, but it made a deep impression on me and when this current “mess” began in 1965 with LBJ’s ” Great Society”, I was reading “Atlas Shrugged” ( I’ve read it several times since)…

            I never thought that it would become a reality… The US has become the US of “Atlas Shrugged”…

            Now, if the produces would “Go Galt”…

    • MikeofAges

      Make your satire more satirical. The minority percentages in the NBA and NFL have a great deal to do with merit. The pro leagues can only deal with the talent that is created for them by their feeder system, the prep to college pipeline. Discrimination in sports, I believe, operates on a coach, athletic director and general manager basis. The motive is just the plain, simple old saw, cover your own ass. Most teams have losing and poor season, with the exception of few prep and college programs. Those in the management of teams and programs, coaches, athletic directors and general managers, want as little scrutiny as possible when they lose. One way to avoid scrutiny is to stick to well-trod path. That means white kids in baseball, black kids in basketball, and black kids in most positions in football.

      The most corrupt situation is that of Major League Baseball’s player development. MLB has offshored player development and then brought the promising prospect to America. Now some have talked about the need to develop American black player for Major League Baseball. That might be fine and good, but I think white kids would like the opportunity have a better chance too. Some have said so. But they won’t be paid attention to. If they are insistent, they will be marginalized.

      Sometimes, though, the issue of who progresses to the level of being a major league prospect could have something to do with person himself. Thanks to my reporting career, I’ve personally known kids who just did not do what was necessary to develop their talent. In other cases, just known of local kids. Bad decisions. Not enough practice. Not listening to people. In some cases, not learning fundamentals. In other cases, not developing any spontaneity or ability to create on the run. Sometimes, fear of going to the next level. Sometimes, insistence on wanting to be in a Top 25 program.

  • More blacks in the tech industry would be fitting the proverbial square peg in the round hole. Even most whites don’t have the genetic makeup to be good at programming, which requires enormous concentration and attention to detail, as well as a talent for “structure,” as in structured programming. It’s a pretty unique skill set.

    If blacks and women were good at programming, they would be flocking to it. But they’re not. So, JJ has to conjure up imaginary “barriers” that are holding back these black tigers and tigers with vaginas. He, Holder, and Obama and the Dems will succeed in imposing a cost on all of us (money, dysfunctional products) in the name of the diversity gods.
    The best we can do is push back with the truth. The college profs teaching these tech courses know the truth. I expect some of them will speak up.

    • Imagine all the nerds you ever knew are gathered in a big room.

      Let those people pick out the people they would consider nerds, and then move them into a smaller room.

      In that smaller group, as them which among them are nerds.

      Those scant very few people are qualified to work at Google.

      • Ograf

        Yes, but it is the Whites fault for not giving them a better education. We all know the schools and cops were all rayciss, forcing them to commit crimes and violence and such. All yt’s fault.

    • Whitetrashgang

      I doubt any will speak up unless they quit first.

    • Adolf Verloc

      It’s a very unique skill set. I’m very good at mathematics and my degrees are in physics. I am a terrible programmer.

      • The last programming I did was in Basic and Fortran. This probably dates me.

        • Dale McNamee

          I’ll go you one better… I did my programming in FORTRAN & WATFIV, punching commands, etc. on punch cards… Producing a 2 inch stack of IBM cards… All to say: ” Hello, My Name Is Dale” !

          And if that message didn’t appear, it was real fun going through a program print out to see where it “went wrong”…

          That was in 1971…

    • benvad

      “The college profs teaching these tech courses know the truth. I expect some of them will speak up.”

      You’ve got to be kidding? Now if you were in their place would you give up a six figure income, tenure and be willing to have your good name branded as a “racist”?

      We all talk a good talk here but when your livelihood is on the line, not to many brave souls volunteer for notoriety of this sort. Just my 2 cents worth.

      • SFLBIB

        “…when your livelihood is on the line, not to many brave souls volunteer for notoriety of this sort.”

        It’s worth more than 2 cents.

        Political correctness is the rejection of truth that conflicts with ideology. It requires that we pretend not to know something that we do know.

        “Avoiding reality has a more sinister purpose than avoiding the ‘racist’ charge. … Political correctness [which is the driving force behind affirmative action] “is communist propaganda writ small. In my study of communist societies, I came to the conclusion that the purpose of communist propaganda was not to persuade or convince, nor to inform, but to humiliate; and therefore, the less it corresponded to reality the better.

        “When people are forced to remain silent when they are being told the most obvious lies, or even worse when they are forced to repeat the lies themselves, they lose once and for all their sense of decency. To assent to obvious lies is to co-operate with evil, and in some small way to become evil oneself. One’s standing to resist anything is thus eroded, and even destroyed. A society of emasculated liars is easy to control. I think if you examine political correctness, it has the same effect and is intended to.” — Theodore Dalrymple

        The story of The Emperor’s New Clothes is the perfect allegory for political correctness because those who couldn’t see them were considered unworthy of their position.

        • benvad

          I’m impressed by the quotes, so lead the way and reveal your true identity and how you feel about how the country is being turned into a third world corrupt nation. I’ll cheer you on.

          • SFLBIB

            Can you think of a country founded on Leftist principles that didn’t turn into a “third world corrupt nation”?

          • benvad

            Of course not.

      • Usually Much Calmer

        When the tide turns the yes men will sense it and scurry again to the lead.

        • benvad

          I hope you are right.

    • SFLBIB

      “I expect some of them will speak up.”

      Don’t go without chocolate waiting for that to happen. The wait will kill you. Since it was academia that came up with the mantra “diversity is our strength,” you can’t expect them to criticize their own idea.

    • Irishgirl

      Let me rant for a minute.

      I hate it when people like Jesse Jackson lump women in with blacks with this ludicrous notion that we are being “denied opportunities.” I am an intelligent woman who knows what I am good at and what I’m not good at. I am NOT good at tech, and it would be absurd to offer me advantages and all kinds of training in a field in which I could potentially achieve mediocrity at best.

      Square peg, round hole. Exactly!

  • Dave West

    What does writing software code have to do with racial diversity? I wonder what percentage of blacks in the tech sector are African immigrants?

    • SFLBIB

      My understanding of the liberal theory behind this is the more diverse the workforce, the better quality the product. Don’t ask for proof of this; it doesn’t exist. I’ll stick with Dinesh D’Souza’s observation that “diversity is diametrically opposed to quality.”

  • Ronald

    Ever since the politicians began focusing on the diversity of the workforce, rather than on the quality of the workforce, the quality of goods and services available to American consumers has declined. How far is the Government going to take these social experiments??

    • IstvanIN

      Remember when Made In America was tops and Made in Japan was junk? Now you are lucky to even find made in America.

      • Einsatzgrenadier

        There is no globalization. The Feds have deliberately orchestrated the offshoring of America’s manufacturing base in order to facilitate the destruction of the country. Post-industrial, knowledge-based economy is just Fed-speak for white genocide.

        • Alucard_the_last

          This is why they aren’t doing a thing to stop the illegal invasion.

      • I was just pontificating on this a few days ago. The really sad part is that when you do find something “made in America” the reality is, it’s usually worse than the golden made in China sticker of garbage, because made in America there days typically equates to “made on American soil, by illiterate, borderline retarded Mexicans”.

        It really got me down, because I remember, distinctly, when people constantly joke D’s about made in China, even kids, when you got a toy with that little sticker on it, you made sure to take it off real fast, because if someone else saw it, they’d poke fun at your made in China crap. I remember when made in America really was something proud, it meant quality and workmanship, and hey, I’m American! WE made this thing, and whatever it is, it’s a damn fine thing.

        And it dawned on me that that doesn’t exist anymore. That whole feeling and sense if pride in your country being the best, having the highest quality if standards, its gone… and that’s both sickening and terrifying. It’s no longer something I can fight to keep, because it’s already gone, and it happened so quickly. A fundamental piece of this nations character completely eradicated in less than a generation.

        Sorry to be a downer, but… how the hell have we let this happen?

        • SoulInvictus

          “We” didn’t let it happen. It was actively, deliberately, done to us.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            We’re on to them now.

            The turn-around happens in November/2014, then November/2016. USS (European) America will not sink after all.

          • SoulInvictus

            From your lips to God’s ear, but more likely I see some asinine Carson/Palin type ticket. Or another cardboard Mitt cutout going up against the first hispanic Presidential candidate conveniently timed immediately after amnesty is granted by executive order.
            The script really writes itself.

            Either way, still Obama or Biden sitting in the Oval and Holder pointing guns for a long, long couple of years.

            Europe, now they may go all unabashedly nationalistic and start punting some undesirables. But here in our “nation of immigrants”, the course is fairly well set. And even amid serious, heated outcry from masses, the intent to paint those crowds as tantamount to anti-desegregation while marching onwards to Commie utopia is already on display.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            I noticed one of my dark horse predictions put one of her toes in the water recently, Laura Ingraham. But, her bio gets more and more bizarre everyday. She pulled some Hollywood/White guilt-style stunt by adopting a baby shaved ape from Guatemala. Then spouts the most pro-American rhetoric about shipping them all back.

            I picked the wrong week to stop drinking. <;-(

          • SoulInvictus

            I rarely get to catch her show since it isn’t on the local talk radio channel, but I usually like what she has to say. More than a few times I’ve heard her take congressmen to task on air over immigration.
            From what I understand it is pretty hard to find/adopt white babies, so maybe she just desperately wanted a kid. Don’t know much about her personal life.
            She couldn’t possibly be worse than 99% of the GOP, so good luck to her.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            Uncle Jared is always wont to clean up my potty mouth. I think he really loves me. <;-D

          • SoulInvictus

            Yeah, my posts get their mouth washed out with soap pretty frequently.

          • Easiest way to avoid that is not to come here with a dirty mouth. Otherwise, we have a massive stockpile of mouth soap.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            The Ingraham/Guatemalan baby stunt will probably spell her doom. The Mainstream Marxist Media will make quick work of that oddity.

            Just as a TV-Land photo-op with J.J. Dynomite destroyed Queen Ann Coulter’s prez chances.

          • I’m going to give you a list of five things. Draw your own conclusion:

            1. Vice-President
            2. U.S. Senator
            3. State Governor
            4. Presidential Cabinet Secretary
            5. Five-Star General

          • AndrewInterrupted

            None of them should use: “…shaved apes…” in a speech?

            <;-D

          • It’s the five offices that have produced every President since Lincoln except for James Garfield. Which means being or having been one of these things is a de facto prerequisite to be President.

            Neither Ann Coulter nor Laura Ingraham are or ever have been one of these things.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            They’ve all been men, too. Lots of people (including myself) think the prerequisite is a vagina this time around.

          • Although that certainly sounds rousing and inspiring, giving us that single nameless enemy in the shadows to rally against, it’s also a pretty pathetic shunning of the responsibility we all share for what’s happened.

            You imply that it was done to us, we all know it wasn’t by Eskimos, and that we’re blame free because… why? I’m so sick of hearing your little phrase over and over again here and elsewhere on the web. It’s something a black would say, except they’re willing to name their imaginary oppressors, “da’ white man bees oppressin Me! Turrible legacy ub da slabbery!”

            iIt’s not the blacks fault that they’re useless, criminal, incompetent, murderous animals, we stole his knowledge and kept him down! They were helpless to resist us mighty white devils, we gave them no chance to succeed!

            SAME exact argument. You and those who upvoted you apparently think whites are incompetent and imbecilic, that we bear no part of the responsibility for our current predicament, that we are incompetent lambs being led to the slaughter, innocent and naive.

            I have more pride in my people. Was this “done” to us? Sure… did we participate, even if only by looking the other way? Of course we did. We were driven by greed, avarice, lust, and our ridiculous optimism, as well as a healthy dose of “pathological altruism”.

            I’m sure I’d be pierced through and torn asunder with red downvotes, if disqus hadn’t gone the carebear route and removed them, but regardless, I’m sick of this nonsense.

            (White) “man up”

            No more excuses, unless you seriously think the nose behind the curtain is better, stronger, smarter, more cunning and powerful than you. And if you do, why are you here?

          • SoulInvictus

            “giving us that single nameless enemy in the shadows to rally against…”

            Whereas it would certainly be easier to comprehend if there were a single monolithic entity to ascribe all of our woes to, it isn’t that simple. You seem to be trying to goad me into an “it’s all the jews” rant (which always makes me figure someone a SPLC troublemaker). Obviously the global elite has been perfectly happy to sacrifice legions of them as well in WWII and the perpetual mid-east conflict, so to singularly pin the blame on that entire group is pretty stupid.

            It depends what aspect you want to approach…

            There are scientists like Dr. Eric “We’re no better than bacteria!” Pianka.
            “Standing in front of a slide of human skulls, Pianka
            gleefully advocated airborne ebola as his preferred method of exterminating the necessary 90% of humans, choosing it over AIDS because of its faster kill period.”
            http://wwwDOTprisonplanetDOTcom/articles/april2006/030406massculling.htm

            There’s the long running and well documented history of war profiteering and society destabilizing global financial elements like the Rothschild’s.

            Intelligence agencies toppling governments and creating chaos in large regions of the globe.

            Academics like Noel Ignatiev that openly advocate white genocide, and the more predominant strain of subtler “anti-racists”.

            The list and angles are near-endless and well documented even in the mainstream.

            My personal view is that in world history, whites have been the single greatest force for all things good on the planet. Perfect, no. But nearly all things wonderful about humanity are white in origin. We also have an apparent genetic trait of independence that seeks freedom.

            So for those whites, jews, arabs, and asians in the upper echelons to establish the type of neo-feudal control they are very visibly hell bent on achieving, we have to go or be broken and diminished.

            Thus why every western country has been sapped and stoked into fratricidal conflict over the past several hundred years.
            Then culturally undermined and overwhelmed by successive waves of third world population replacement that balkanizes those nations.

            It’s a complicated topic that requires a lot more depth than would be appropriate here. And as you stated “I’m so sick of hearing your little phrase over and over again here and elsewhere on the web. It’s something a black would say,”… then I’m fairly certain it’s futile for me to elaborate even more on.

            You would have to be dense or ignorant of history to not look upon things and see the gradually metastasizing effects of malevolent intent. To me, it’s as clear as if we were in medieval times living under a tyrannical royal family’s rule and observing, well duh… of course these bastards want to crush us under foot and expand their power.

            Except our aristocracy is now global.

            It’s still easy to recognize their hostility towards us and I don’t see it as remotely similar to blacks carping about “the man”. But hell, even they’re not entirely wrong, though they’re too dim to accurately point their finger at the real culprits. Those who have managed to take them from being fairly decent if simple folks a hundred years ago, to mass aborting, victim-mindset entrapped, and mass (self)murdering drug addicts.

            Hint, it isn’t racist, redneck gun owners.

            “(White) “man up”
            No more excuses, unless you seriously think the nose behind the curtain is better, stronger, smarter, more cunning and powerful than you. And if you do, why are you here?”

            So it would be “manning up” to feign ignorance of your oppressors? Of those who actively commit subterfuge and sabotage against your people primarily and humanity as whole.

            You don’t even advocate doing anything beyond “manning up” whatever that entails other than ignoring the financial, and geopolitical, and health attacks upon your tribe and culture.

            Guess the indian tribes should have just “manned up” and ignored the Feds genocidal campaign against them as well.

            Do we need to gird ourselves and forge ourselves into sterner stuff, sure. But ignorance and denial are not virtues.

            And if the “nose behind the curtain” refers to billionaires, Ivy League elites, CEO’s, sheiks, oligarchs, global financiers, political elites, etc etc etc… then yeah, no shame in admitting they are indeed “stronger, smarter, more cunning and powerful”.
            Just not better.

          • I’ll thumbs up because I agree with, at a rough guess, 90% of this post, which is a he’ll of a lot more in depth that the initial one, which is why I was driven to comment. (Not because I’m an splc troll, if I was, I would probably be ranting about needing to slaughter all joos! Who’s with me! Before getting banned)

            My mistake was reading into your original comment the same snivelling “Oh helpless us! Woe is me!” Drivel that I see all over, whereas the jews are the root of all evil, ill and misfortune in the world. Despite, as you said, their disproportionate role, they can’t just be blamed for everything, that’s just the easy way out.

            I wasn’t trying to goad you into anything, I presumed your statement was already “Jews did it!” Because where I’ve seen those same words before, that’s what they were meant to imply. I agree with, again, probably, hell, 99% of your response, and take issue only with “You don’t even advocate doing anything beyond “manning up” whatever that entails other than ignoring the financial, and geopolitical, and health attacks upon your tribe and culture.” Of course I don’t advocate anything, none of us here, or anywhere else does, aside from empty accusations from people doing nothing that you need to get out there and do something. The man up comment is in response to my apparently incorrect assumption of what you were saying, and the defeatist attitude that goes with it, as in “man up and stop blaming xxx for enslaving us, whilst doing nothing about xxx other than pointing a finger”

            I gauged your comment incorrectly, I think, based off of the response, and for that I apologize, and appreciate your taking the time to write a not too snaky reply. (Certainly less so than mine) in my defense, the point I was trying to make still stands, I don’t disagree that there is “an enemy” but I am utterly sick and tired of people crying about it, and worse, talking about them as if they’re invincible and unconquerable, because again, we’ve been quite the jackasses for maybe the past hundred years, or maybe 50, depending on who you ask, but we are better, stronger, smarter, and more virtuous than we give ourselves credit for, and THAT is a direct result of our enemies, they’ve berated and belittled us to the point where we look in the mirror and see someone weak and powerless to stop what’s happening, unable to fight beyond anonymous words on messageboards and blogs.

            And that offends me. At times it enrages me. We are not weak. We are not defeated. We are NOT powerless.

            I apologize for seeming to attack YOU as that wasn’t my intent, quite sure from your avatar that I’ve rarely disagreed with anything you’ve said here or elsewhere, but I wholeheartedly meant to attack the silly idea that we, in not fighting back, are somehow blameless in our own defeats and degradations.

          • SoulInvictus

            “Drivel that I see all over, whereas the jews are the root of all evil,
            ill and misfortune in the world. Despite, as you said, their
            disproportionate role, they can’t just be blamed for everything, that’s
            just the easy way out.”

            Yeah, it’s an easy trap to fall into. And I imagine intentional since it is a quick way to discredit yourself in the mainstream and alienate an audience. But even just re-reading the things I listed off the top of my head earlier… from Bolsheviks to Rothschilds to Ignatiev, I think even that scientist actually but I’m not entirely certain, there is a common thread that is difficult to ignore without condemning a lot of innocents. The only thing I can say to counter my own thoughts is that they’ve been more than happy to throw their own into the meat grinder. So their “zionism” is mostly lip service to gain ground towards a global dominance that has little to do with Israel.
            And like the Bushes and the Bin Laden family, the loyalties are obviously class first and race/religion when it serves.

            But no we’re not “weak. We are not defeated. We are NOT powerless.”
            Yet.
            But I can understand pragmatic pessimism when faced with centuries old cabals, all the worlds’ money, and a brainwashed populace happily lemming leaping off the cliff…
            Even if 100% of westerners woke up to what has been perpetrated on them (which will never happen), you’re still left with every white country inundated with brown and black and anti-white, anti-humanity elites holding all…All the cash.
            And all the governments.
            I don’t know how you beat that back.

            You’d just think some…some of the colonial, nationalist, monied west would be in our favor if only out of their own self interests.
            I can’t comprehend old British, old American, old Australian, old French, old German money maybe not coming out pro-white, but openly pro-their tribe. Even the old money cuts our throats though in favor of global trade…
            Only the damn Ruskies seem ok with saying, to hell with everyone else. Russia and our people first. I guess that’s the cultural realism you get coming off a fresh dose of full on evil police state spawned by evil Eskimos.
            Like living in Detroit, nothing dispels wishful fantasy like a nauseating first hand experience.
            In all likelihood we’ll have to go through the same trial here, but it’ll still be Brazil after the fact.

          • And 100% wholeheartedly agreement to all of that. I hear ya, and that’s basically where my occasional lashing out comes from, it’s hard to find someone more pessimistic than myself, and it’s driven by all you just stated above, the enemy we haven’t even begun to fight really is massive, the number of “awake” whites will NEVER even approach 100%, the money is quite obviously NOT on our side, and if one of us steps too far out of line we will be shunned, or killed, or locked away, as appropriate, with nary an outcry to be heard.

            Not even here, the few people who “do” something are blacklisted, such as Breivik. I highly doubt any of us know the absolute truth about his little killing spree, but what we were all told was that he was a monster, slaughtering innocent babies in a racist fuelled orgy of violence, and all I can think is how many times do I see “youth” describing a 20+ year old black rapist/murderer, how many times do you see a politician who slips up and says something even remotely approaching the truth getting instantly slandered, shunned, and destroyed. All that to say I’m not advocating for his choice of actions, I’m saying unless we were there ourselves, how do we even know what his actions were?

            And that’s the thing… we’re strong enough to win a revolution, I firmly believe that, but to have a revolution you need a leader, and the second anyone steps forward to lead, he’s immediately eliminated, the head is cut of before the body can even stand, over and over. The only way to possibly overcome something like that is for either a thousand heads to step forward at the same time, too many to cut down, or for things to fall apart so badly that “they” no longer have the power to react with lightning speed, they’re slow enough for us to dodge parry and strike back. The first is… I think impossible, and the latter… it will happen eventually, there’s no way it can’t, but by the time it does, like you said, we’ll be Brazil, and it will be war on a hundred fronts. When the smoke clears, how few of us will remain, and how in the world would someone like China NOT step in amongst the rubble and take control.

            I despair because it’s so incredibly frustrating, if we had sane leaders, policy could be enacted, and enforced, right now, that would, although distasteful to many, save US before it gets to the point of ludicrous bloodshed and a literal war.

            But it absolutely will not happen, not with the current traitors, snakes and thieves hiding behind every corner.

            It’s so ridiculous, so frustrating, and now I’m ranting, and also feel ever more of an ass for my initial comment, because you’re spot on with everything stated above.

          • SoulInvictus

            Ditto to all the above.

            “I despair because it’s so incredibly frustrating,”

            We live in a time when at any given moment 100% of us could be extinguished by … a chain of events started by a Korean, Israeli, Iranian, Pakistani or Indian general getting a wild nuclear hair, a deteriorating rubber cap on a vial dropped in a subway, a random meeting of a couple of flu’s in the right person, and any number of other very likely scenarios.
            It would seem understandable that any first world country, comfortable and distanced enough from the immediate perils of starvation, drug cartels and warlords, would be driven insane by the invisible sickle shadow we have the free time to notice.

            To not despair in the face of that reality, would be the insane thing.

          • Too tired to make any kind of lengthy response, but I want to give at least a “yes! yes! exactly!” to the homicidal train analogy. That is, perhaps, the absolute worst of it all. I see it bearing down on us, bodies torn asunder and being flung left and right as it murders its way towards me and the group of whites around me, although its still a good distance away, my warnings go unheeded, so I raise my voice a bit to get their attention, my only reply is a glance of disgust, and a few mumbled comments of (“is he a racist? what a bigot… oh he’s just ignorant”) so I get louder, tugging at a sleeve or two, pointing at the train, its close enough now I can hear the faint screams from it’s current victims, why can’t they ?
            And now one of them turns to face me directly “sir, I will not tolerate your bigotry, you hick, you redneck, you Nazi racist scum!” followed by another “hey … don’t you work at _____ on main street? I know your boss, I don’t think he’d appreciate your racism” and so I try to move myself off the tracks, I try to grab my wife and pull her with me, but now the chattering imbeciles have closed in a bit, and I’m stuck, starting to panic because not only wont they listen, but they wont let me move. Now I push and shove, desperation filling my heart, to hell with them, they can be consumed if they want, but now … now they’re actually grabbing hold of my arms, holding me in place, pinning me to the tracks and doing the same with my family, my children.
            The hive mind, so aptly put… its sick and twisted. It causes so many to not only be closed to the obvious everywhere around them, it makes them close their eyes, cover their ears and chant “nyah, nyah, I can’t hear you!”
            That, to me, is the absolute worst of it all. Seeing, even if just vaguely, some form of the truth … the train, shrouded in heavy mist, so splattered with blood and gore you can’t read the lettering on the side, the name of the railroad which is about to run you down. Knowing its bearing down on you and yours like it has so many others, and then having so many pretend its not there, no matter the tracks are rattling under their feet, the whistle is screaming in the air, drowned out by the screams of those flung aside or chewed up underneath its wheels. It’s no surprise to me when people explode in the face of the unrelenting insanity.
            I truly think that’s what happened to all of the “white nationalist psychos” who bombed something, or went on a shooting spree, or simply killed themselves. They do probably irreparable damage to us as a whole, but I cant really … hold them accountable? Berate them, or jump on the bandwagon of “oh what a terrible monster”. because we are human, we all have a breaking point, and god help us all, I’m surprised that more of us haven’t reached it already. I think a great deal of them probably spent years being “aware” of so much, having it constantly bearing down on them, driven more or less insane by not being able to DO anything, until one day they pop, they fall over the edge screaming until silence overtakes them. I can’t bring myself to hate them, or applaud them … more an empty sorrow that we live in a world so insane as to have literally destroyed what was previously a normal, functional, rational human being, taking out others on the way.
            Despair indeed…

          • SoulInvictus

            “It’s no surprise to me when people explode in the face of the unrelenting insanity. I truly think that’s what happened to all of the “white nationalist psychos” who bombed something”

            This is exactly why I have a natural tendency towards gallows humor. You have to laugh at the absurdity of the reaper’s grin in your face or it’ll drive you nuts.
            I can kind of understand the guys that snap, but not the ones who think they are actually accomplishing something. Funny how they always do something pointless. Brilliant to target a Jewish community center (whacking Christians instead of Jews in the process like a true moron) or a Federal building full of low level drones rather than say…Bilderberg… or Goldman Sachs. Not like even that would do much of anything. It’s truly an evil hydra.

            It makes you seriously consider whether they’re just vicious, provocative stunts pulled by intelligence agencies like they do everywhere else in the world.
            If so, it makes that DC court decision about guns even more delicious. Like yup, lots of mass shootings, now I’ll be taking my ability to defend myself, thanks.

            Don’t have much to offer as a solution other than the one I’ve arrived at personally. I’ve decided to shift careers from IT to medical. In a fairly short time I can be a RN. Guaranteed decent job, pay, and healthcare, which no other career field can begin to offer now. And as such, you’re literally on a separate short list for immigration to Australia. It’s my big picture bug out location.
            Oz isn’t perfect, but I think it’s probably the most majority white country I could afford to live in with no language, culture or climate barrier. Their demographics are similar to the US in its heyday, so the odds are favorable. Reasonably isolated, no failed narco state land border neighbor. No huge disgruntled former slave underclass. Loads of open national pride. Lots of pluses that outweigh the strict gun laws.
            And the women are gorgeous and friendly.

            Optimally, I hope to relocate myself and my kids out of the US within 4 years, which will hopefully be just ahead of the financial and social conflagration that is looming. Just being free of the never-ending social turmoil, Detroiting of cities, and being under the yoke of Federal tyranny… priceless. Vacationing in New Zealand, gravy.

      • I will never forgive GM for terminating Saturn.

    • bilderbuster

      How far?
      All the way to the bottom of the bottomless pit.

    • SFLBIB

      As far as it takes to destroy the whole country and for the people to realize the mistakes they made by electing these clowns.

  • A Freespeechzone

    High Tech is in Jesse Jackson’s site as a lucrative industry to blackmail for his own personal gain in the interest of ‘diversity’.

    This is NOT about equality in any way—it’s about extortion and the lowering of standards and performance—to STUPID to accommodate minorities that literally ‘can’t compete’.

    • Pro_Whitey

      I figure Jesse will eventually take a generous settlement in lieu of anyone actually having to hire anyone.

      • AndrewInterrupted

        Funny you should mention. A friend says that his union local (I.B.E.W.) regularly pays race fines on various jobs, because no non-Whites are available. Racial shake-down payments have become standard business practice for them. And the extra costs passed on to the White consumer and/or taxpayer.

    • Reverend Bacon

      Yes, but the parasite could kill the host. Jesse will probably be long dead, so he doesn’t care. But I do.

  • Alucard_the_last

    If negroes want to get into high tech then they should go to school for something other than Afro studies. I seriously doubt that most can even swing it.

    • antiquesunlight

      Most blacks have a hard time passing algebra.

      • LACountyRedneck

        Basic math.

    • bilderbuster

      Ugh!
      They’ve been living among us for more than 400 years and most can hardly speak English.

  • journey

    More ‘diversity” = more seat warmers collecting pay checks. It will be interesting to see
    how companies owned by Asians respond to Jesse Jackson’s delusions. Tech companies are real companies meaning the competition is real not just some government job. Someone is always waiting to eat your lunch.

    Too bad, Steve Jobs is no longer around. Always good for a few laughs.

  • disqus_Xz3UA6obwj

    “The government has a role to play” in ensuring that women and minorities are fairly represented in the tech workforce, Jackson told a USA TODAY editorial board meeting.”

    Right now they are fairly represented in the tech workforce. What this prejudiced clown Jackson wants is to have them unfairly overrepresented. If you can’t earn it honestly then you don’t deserve it!

  • Jesse Jackson is right. Hounding the tech industry is the next civil rights step, in that it’s the next hustle for the civil rights industry to make Jesse Jackson rich.

    It seems like the preferred response of the tech industry is to invest heavily into every other leftist cause in hopes that that will give them enough cover.

  • Lewis33

    “He said data show Americans have the skills and should have first access to high-paying tech work.”
    Proving once again that a broken clock is still right twice a day.

    • bilderbuster

      Unless you understand which Americans he’s talking about.

  • Simonetta

    JJ meets his Waterloo when he barges into the electronics lab. Even the black people in the electronics/high tech biz are about as far away from being black as you can be. All three of them.

    For 400 years, the Afro-american community has been desperately breeding a certain type of individual. A type of person who can survive slave work and still pass their inherent africaness into the next generation. After 20 solid generations, they created the ‘African-American’.

    The technology industry is almost as old (if you see the industrial revolution and beginning of science as part of the tech industry). It too has created a certain individual type: the nerd.

    The A-As and the nerds are about as far apart as people can be. All the characteristics bred into one group were bred out of the other group. They can barely talk to each other, even when they speak the same language.

    The tech industry hires two types of people: nerds and people who support the needs of nerds. And since the tech industry is one of the most important industries in the world today, (along with food production and high finance) , they get to choose who they will pay to work for them.

    The only reason the nerds will hire black people is as office pets. And then only the ones who know the difference between flux and a capacitor. And the ones just know without being specifically taught that you can type ‘ST7735R’ into Google when you want to get the 250 page manual of a thin-flat-transistor screen. And who would never bring up the subject of “mah dih’que” in the workplace. Not too many people like this around, and the ones that are, are already working in the high tech biz.

    So let’s just redirect our conversation to the vast legacy of great JJ jokes that have written over the past half century. Old standards like:

    Q: What’s this? fee foh fy – fy fee foh foh A: JJ’s telephone number (from 1977)

    -or, the more esoteric,

    JJ visited the Middle East and met with Palestinian leader Yassir Arafat. After the meeting, JJ was overheard saying to himself: “been a long time since I said Yah, sir to anyone”.

  • richard garyson

    Low black intelligence can be shielded or compensated for in many fields. Tech, however, is not one of them.

    • Martel733

      By compensated you mean the ones that do more than sit around drinking coffee have their mistakes fixed by someone who spends 30 min or more a day per black just fixing their easily avoidable mistakes?

  • JohnCabel

    What a pathetic joke! It won’t work of course because the firms will simply move to India where they can hire anyone they want.

    • The Final Solution

      Awesome graphs. I can’t wait to use them in my research. I would love to see the professor’s face when he chokes on his tobacco pipe after seeing it.

  • Truthseeker

    “This is the next step in the civil rights movement,” Jackson said,
    noting minorities represent a sizable share of tech consumers but not
    its workers. He said it’s bad business to exclude them.

    In Jesse Jackson’s world, Blacks keep careful tabs on the ethnic makeup of tech companies and make decisions about what technology they use accordingly. In the real world, they neither know nor care.

    • WR_the_realist

      If blacks want cell phones that don’t work, fine, let them buy from companies that hire black engineers.

    • bilderbuster

      In Jessie Jackson’s world they’d be using sticks and stones if they did because that is all that Black tech companies could offer their consumers.

  • dd121

    It’s negro magical thinking to believe that if you just imagine that blacks can program, they are programmers.

    • Martel733

      Oh they can program all right, it will just take a team of 3 whites/Asians to fix each ones mistakes.

      • dd121

        Boy, have I ever been there!

        • Martel733

          Where you are realist before or after?

          • dd121

            I worked with a black “programer” who never wrote a program in his entire life. He wasn’t in danger of being fired, they were completely untouchable.
            To answer your question, there was never a time when I wasn’t ultra-conservative.

        • RisingReich

          You are not alone. Part of “fixing things” many times is calming down livid stakeholders who can’t believe the level of incompetence and lack of care.

          • dd121

            And to question them, I never met one who didn’t sincerely believe that he was a star employee. It was unbelievable to me.

    • ShermanTMcCoy

      Hey, I saw it in a movie! It must be true!

  • cherrie greenbaum123

    “This is the next step in the civil rights movement,” Jackson said, noting minorities represent a sizable share of tech consumers but not its workers. He said it’s bad business to exclude them.”
    Well, obviously if they own an ipod they know how to program it. Clearly the only thing that’s holding them back from being expert programmers and techies is the evil white man and the horbull leggsey of slabree.

    • Jefferson

      Some Black person listening to Lil Wayne on his or her iTunes library, means he or she is automatically qualified to work at Apple.

      That is Jesse Jackson’s retarded logic.

    • JDInSanD

      If they can use an IPOD or drive a car the credit goes to the engineer who designed it so that it’s simple enough for them to operate.

      We haven’t quite gotten their with airplanes yet.

  • Evette Coutier

    Being black is enough merit on its own. Technical skill is not required.

  • Ultimate187

    Tech is one of the last sectors to be sacrificed on the altar of diversity. The advanced, esoteric and isolating nature of the work is beyond the interest and/or ability of most women and non-Asian minorities. Nevertheless, the disparity of race between those who work at Google, Facebook and Twitter, and the large numbers of Blacks who use it to express themselves has prompted Jackson to solve a problem where none exists.

    • WR_the_realist

      My sister is actually a very good programmer. But she is so far off the scale in so many ways that any social policy based on the assumption that she is the typical woman would be a disaster.

      • Ultimate187

        Are you saying your sister is like a man?

  • jim b

    Why do any of these companies care what that mush-mouth jacka$$ has to say? I have a hard time with companies that just roll over when they are called out on something like this….tell them to pound salt and start their own company.

    • IstvanIN

      Because he can get our minority occupation government to take action against those who do not submit.

    • The Final Solution

      Exactly what I was thinking. It’s baffling. I know at my work if some nutjob called up demanding to see internal HR data they would not get anywhere, especially if they have some kind of agenda. If they are not a partner or a funder or something like that and they called my desk wanting data I would probably hang up on them.

  • TruthBeTold

    “This is the next step in the civil rights movement,” Jackson said,
    noting minorities represent a sizable share of tech consumers but not
    its workers. He said it’s bad business to exclude them.

    How is it bad business to exclude them? I’m not following this line of reasoning.

    • JDInSanD

      Who said anything about “reasoning?”

      “Bad business” is just an implied threat.

  • Tarczan

    JJ didn’t think this up on his own, he and the Muslim conferred on it. With no reelection worries, O’s full hatred of America and whites will be brought to bear on us.

  • Ograf

    The way I see it they probably have to go through 1,000 applicants to find one who can even approach the skills it takes to code. How in hell are they going to be fairly represented when a lot of them are dumber than a box of rocks ?

    • Mergatroyd

      Blacks cannot even read cursive. Who would think they’d be good at Java or C++?

  • The Final Solution

    “Expand the definitions of merit” LOL you either achieve or you don’t. I guess from the black perspective, anything they do is an achievement relative to white accomplishments.

  • JohnEngelman

    In computer technology there are objective definitions of merit. These cannot be expanded any more than they can be expanded in mathematics. An answer is either true or false. A solution either works, or it does not work.

    Blacks and women are under represented in this field, because they tend to have less aptitude.

    • ShermanTMcCoy

      I’ve met two or three good female programmers during my 38 year computer career. I also have worked with one exceptionally good mulatto, (whose only problem was the Sequoia-sized chip on his shoulder), and one pleasant enough Negro, who was moderately competent, but was curious how to go about getting an Eastern European wife. I warned him that they are notoriously “racist.” I also have worked with one or two very good Indian IT guys, but the rest were just mediocre and cheap. Including the Paki I knew, also with a victim’s complex about being a muzzie.

      That’s about it.

      Jesse Jerkson is barking up the wrong tree, but getting the H1-B Visa program cancelled is one goal I would share with him.

  • Ethan Allen

    Once they force themselves into tech, then comes the holy grail: The airline cockpit!

    • Martel733

      Luckily this will kill off the bad ones. I worked with a black doctor that malpracticed himself to death, but todays technology might have saved him from himself.

    • RisingReich

      Great – and take us IT business travelers with them.

      I’d prefer they stay away completely.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    It’s time for Jesse Jackson to expose these bigoted, racist tech companies for what they are. He needs to expose the racists at Twitter, Facebook, Google, HP, Yahoo, etc., who refuse to hire qualified black engineers and software designers because of the color of their skin.

    Or…

    Jesse and his black buddies could start up a software design and manufacturing company, hire those brilliant, rejected black workers and make a killing.

    Or…

    I could take bets on how much tech stock Jesse is offered before he agrees to go away.

    Pass the popcorn, this battle could take a while.

    Get ready for:

    • Haven’t seen the Microsoft word one before, and it’s absolutely perfect. Adding that to my collection!

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        The possibilities are endless…

        • Haggard, that’s another one I haven’t seen, although I recognize most of the collage of pics. Good stuff.

          In my years of lurking, I always wondered if you make these, or just collect them? You post quite a few I’ve never seen before, and a few I have, but obviously have quite the collection.

          Either way, keep em coming!

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Wow. That first one is destined to be a classic. Can you give us a bigger, higher res version of that one for cut&paste purposes. You outdid yourself on that one, Bon.

  • Easyrhino1

    Maybe Jesse should preach to his constituents that before they can get a tech job, at some point they actually need to study technology/computer science.

    What about brain surgeons? I think the US fed gov should also mandate that more blacks should be hired as brain surgeons too!

    • RileyDeWiley

      Airline pilots …..

    • libertarian1234

      In a way they’ve already done that.

      As I understand it the Obamacare bill has in it that med schools have to accept X number of blacks or lose their government funding.

      • WR_the_realist

        You are correct. If you want an affirmative action surgeon, you’ll love Obamacare. Also, Obamacare forbids the government from checking the immigration status of people who apply for it. So if it’s some consolation, those affirmative action surgeons will at least part of the time be operating on illegal immigrants.

    • NotTooSwift

      What about Medal of Honor recipients?

      • AndrewInterrupted

        “…Dem wot boyz is crazy!…”

        • There is a guy near here who didn’t get any CMH, but he lost one leg, both arms, an eye and both ears.

  • MBlanc46

    Expand the definition of “merit”: Include “unqualified”.

    • HE2

      Well, Mr. Blanc, AA pressure worked with NASA. It leveled NASA from space exploration to the gutter of black and fem accommodation. Even the director is a bantu.
      As Kersey says, “We could have been on Mars.”

      • bilderbuster

        Now we have to hitch rides with the Russians to the space station.

      • MBlanc46

        Fortunately, NASA is pretty much history, in any case. We can no longer afford it. But IT is still profitable. If they AA it, there wont be much left that’s innovative in the US economy.

        • HE2

          This is really sad, Mr. B.
          We have no reason to believe IT will not go the way of NASA. The PTB cannot abide too many super smart White men working in any field of endeavor.
          Looking at a Cal Tech graduation photo. There are less than ten in the picture, but all look to be mystery meat, including one female of indeterminate ethnicity.

          • MBlanc46

            Almost the entire condition of the United States in 2014 is really sad, HE2. There are almost no institutions that aren’t in decline, often terminal decline. It’s very possible that in my lifetime I’ll have seen the US go from it’s highest point in the decade or so after WW II to a third world hellhole.

  • Sheik Yerbouti

    I was wondering if we’d be stupid enough to experiment with Artificial Ignorance/Insanity. Software is colorblind. I’m known developers of all races. And all of them were freakin brilliant. They don’t become developers unless they can do the job.

    If they make it a quota system, will they require more than population profiles would suggest?

    The fact of the matter is that this plan is clearly a shakedown. Just hire the quota and put them into a group called “Advanced Development Department” (ADD for short). Whatever you do, don’t let the quota hires infect your core development group or you will be out of a job as your numbers nosedive.

    You’ve heard of 6-Sigma? This is an example of 0.6-Sigma.

    I wonder if they will be going after Sony, Panasonic or Sharp?

    • Martel733

      You know you have made it in tech when hiring an illiterate crack addict that counts as black Hispanic & female is the best cost saving measure you can think of.

      • HE2

        @Martel: You know you have made it in tech when hiring an illiterate crack addict with a long rap sheet instead of Tech skills that counts as black Hispanic & female is the best cost saving measure you can think of.
        There, fixed it.

    • RisingReich

      .6 sigma is hilarious!

      • Sheik Yerbouti

        I release my inner geek sometimes.

  • Waldemar Daninsky

    I think that even Fred Sanford would call Jesse Jackson a “Fish-eyed fool.”

  • 2eRep

    We have several negro diversity IT people at work, all are highly paid managers who are carried by Whites and Asian. Whites and Asians who dare not complain lest they be fired.

  • OhWow

    NBA diversity is the next step for white rights.

  • libertarian1234

    “Jesse Jackson: Tech Diversity Is Next Civil Rights Step”

    And if blacks continue to fail to qualify due to an inability to learn complicated subjects it doesn’t matter. They should be hired any way.

    This is the usual ploy they use. They intimidated the white weenies in government to dumb down tests for firemen and police and then forced them to hire them over better qualified people.

    They also forced T.V. stations to reduce their requirements that T.V. news anchors and reporters had to be able to write their own stories on a professional level and forced them to accept black teleprompter readers who are journalistically on a low high school level and worse.

    Right along with those manipulations they have been pushing for high school diplomas and degrees for unqualified blacks even though they can’t learn the subject material.

    Astonishingly, they don’t care if blacks are qualified or not. They want them in professional positions in spite of their incompetence, and if they’re not hired they’ll point to the number of graduates and their lack of jobs and scream and wail about racism.

    They don’t even have to worry about whitey pointing out that they’re unemployed because their certification is worthless, because he has been intimidated into silence long ago.

    When society is saturated with these incompetents it will more closely resemble Haiti or Africa where a university graduate can be qualified on the basis of completing 8th grade level work.

    The deterioration continues.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      All I know is, Jesse Jackson’s race hustling shake-down machine has been shaking down technology companies for as long as I can remember. He shook down Boeing for $billions over ten years ago. This is nothing new. He just hasn’t shaken-down this neighborhood in awhile. It’s also a test as to how well “the tribe” fends them off. Should be interesting.

      This site covers some of Jesse’s earlier shake-downs.

      www[dot]adversity[dot]net

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    Remember when the big problem was that blacks didn’t have “access” to technology?
    I wonder what the excuse is now?

    • WR_the_realist

      That cover was an obvious attempt to get taxpayers to fund purchases of Macs for inner city schools. I do my work over the internet and get news from the internet (including this site). But to really learn something I read books. There is something about the instant gratification and short attention span fostered by computers that is inimical to education.

  • Mergatroyd

    Shakedown Jackson demands IT companies hire unqualified tech workers instead of qualified ones – OR – Jesse Jackson vs. The Bell Curve.

  • PROUD TO BE WHITE

    I could not resist the temptation to respond. For me the topic is like the proverbial red flag to the bull. Though retired I had a long, very rewarding and distinguished career in both the public and private sectors. For those who might have forgotten me I am the old but still very racially aware white guy with PhD in Chemistry. Why do we not see much diversity in the technical side of things? Well the answer is obvious. With an average IQ of 80 most blacks are just too stupid. They find simple arithmetic challenging, and so rigorous technical pursuits are just above and beyond their capabilities. They lack the ability and nothing white people can do will give them those abilities. Unfortunately science and technology will not improve by making it mandatory to give morons lab coats.

    • Why should one use 2-ethylhexanoic anhyride for preparation of Vanadium 2-ethylheoante from factory materials?

      I may have been mentally ill, but I was never stupid.

    • Alexandra1973

      I was in honor’s math in high school. I don’t recall any blacks being in those classes. They were all in basic or remedial math courses.

      My mildly-autistic 12-year-old is starting to add numbers in his head and he’s getting pretty good at it. Once I told him I had 21 dimes and I asked him how much was it, took him a few seconds and he told me $2.10.

      There’s hope for my child. Blacks…not so much.

    • Tarczan

      PTBW-Do you have to be so harsh, can’t you moderate your language some? Can’t you say the problem is very complex, involving economic psychology, group dynamics, vestiges of slavery, and other factors?
      I actually heard a PhD on WJR Detroit spout something like that as the reason for the demise of Detroit.

      Too stupid sounds good to me; true and to the point.

  • Alexandra1973

    So why bother to have standards?

  • paul marchand

    I have an idea, DumbAxx, I mean REVerend………..duh, blacks start a tech business, LIKE WHITES DO, WITHOUT FRIGGING GOVT GRANTS
    And look, Jesse, the taxpayer (largely white) has to pay welfare, public schools, we have to move out of crime areas, we have to pay for the school meals….give us a friggin break and START YOUR OWN NON-GOVT GRANTED PRIVATE TECH BUSINESS

  • IKUredux

    Nothing in this country works anymore, not like it used to. There are more power outages,(without a storm). The postal service is pathetic. Government services are pathetic. Roads aren’t maintained, in fact, NOTHING is maintained. When I lived in Detroit and they had the “Clean up Detroit Campaign”, the majority of the the people who showed up were Whites, from the suburbs. Black Detroiters? Yeah, pretty much, NONE. Despite the fact that Black “leaders” claimed all the garbage in Detroit was from White suburbanites who trekked down to Detroit to rid themselves of garbage, who the hell was going to believe that? Seriously? Whites are going to risk their lives transporting garbage to Detroit, when they lived in a city that actually performed waste removal ? Yeah, right .If Blacks can make high tech companies hire their dumb asses, then, meritocracy is DEAD. Please, White People, STOP WORKING!!!! Apparently, they no longer need us. Fine. So, let us move on to a new and Whiter, better world! Screw these superstitious Asians, Africans, Muslims, ad nauseum. Forge ahead! Revolution 2.0.

    • RisingReich

      All this is a repeat.
      Look up blackouts in South Africa. Spades know nothing about “preventative maintenance” to keep first world infrastructure working.

      • bilderbuster

        Or South African Airways Problems.

    • Who Me?

      “The postal service is pathetic.”

      As per my experiences last week, I can vouch for this! I will NEVER again attempt to try to send a small package via USPS. Tried to send my cousin a birthday present. Was to go 300 miles. Within the state. 2 day express mail. This took 8 days, and went through 5 states, multiple trackings and a 3 day dead-drop in Reno, NV to get back to Olympia WA. AND of course, it was late for her b-day. The only good thing I have to say about it was thank God it wasn’t broken–and that’s due to the way I packed it, not their care.
      It got here all the way from Germany where it was made, through import and customs, and to the distributor in VA, then to me, all in good time and perfect shape, but couldn’t get across the state of Washington without major hassle and headaches for everyone concerned.
      Next year she gets an on-line gift card!

      And they want these same morons who work for USPS to be in charge of our medical care and to design coding? No thank you.

  • antiquesunlight

    Once again, Asians do not count as diverse. Interesting.

  • Dawn Marie

    Hey Jesse, watch out, Rahm is trying to replace your blacks with illegals. Better get busy. So much extortion, so little time. What a bunch of parasites!

  • I’m really thinking they’re playing with a stacked deck.

    • journey

      Yes, the Golden Negro Era in this country. (Soon to end with the ever increasing Hispanics).

  • LHathaway

    It’s a sobering report, worthy of print in USA Today, and of concern at the highest levels of government, that men make up 65% of those working in the hi-tech industry. I’d be curious to know the percentage of men working at the school nearest to where this report was filed.

  • MikeofAges

    There might be a few people who legitimately could be brought in. But I’ll guarantee you, whatever program or template is devised, the operative mantra will “No Whites Need Apply” under its tenets. That has been the problem with Affirmative Action and minority outreach all along now for going on for close to 50 years. The problem with Affirmative Action is not necessarily its outreach. Often the numbers are small. Inevitably, in tech they would have to be. The problem, rather, is the way that Affirmative Action mutilates other people by usurping matters that have nothing to do with increasing minority representation and presence as such. Maybe it even mutilates upwardly mobile minority group members even as it to extent provides as well. Maybe the issue with it is just that it is a frankly communist policy designed to disrupt American society. How many people know it, but the maligned Richard Nixon was the godfather of Affirmative Action. He was a insecure man whom as president was searching for giant legacy to validate himself. He wanted detente with the Soviet Union and he wanted credit for opening Red China. The price was doing certain things to curry the favor of the leftist movement in the West. These in turn to a great extent supported the positions of the Soviet Union.

    There are other ways to do outreach if it was necessary, and the still are.

    • jane johnson

      Hang on there, Mike. It’ll be no White MALES need apply. I haven’t looked up stats on women in tech jobs, but I assume that the numbers would be low; not due to any discrimination, but due to lack of interest on the part of female students and jobseekers.

  • SoulInvictus

    I see the future…
    I see many, many, tubby, complacent, vulgar and un-pc IT workers about to join the ranks of the racially realized…

  • M.

    Expand the definition of meritocracy to include diversity?

    I didn’t know belonging to a certain race or gender were merit-worthy.

  • MissaJim

    Great let’s continue to force companies in this country to hire under or unqualified people to fill a quota. Then we can complete the demise of employment. When the heck will jesse finally die? Piece of human garbage.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      I think it’s more complicated than that. Jesse Jackson is all about the race card. This is actually a turf war amongst the anti-Whites like Tom Perez, Luis Gutierrez, Eric Holder, Obama-Bin-Laden, etc. Because 99% of the “temporary” workers entering this country are non-White, they see the (totally unnecessary) H-1B worker visa program as a highly effective anti-White race replacement vehicle. Trouble is, for Jesse Jackson the race hustler, “Whites” aren’t being displaced and replaced by “his people”. Instead, by Indians (dot, not feather), Hispanics, and Asians of all flavors. The pirates are fighting over the “White guilt” bounty.

  • Epiminondas

    I can’t wait to see how well this goes down in liberal, lily white Silicon Valley. In fact, I’m eager to watch these hypocrites deal with reality. They seem so eager to foist multiculturalism on the rest of us, it will be entertaining to see how they cope with it.

  • NotTooSwift

    Are tech companies in Africa diverse? …..What’s that? Oh…there are no tech companies in the Motherland. Hmmm!

    Please disregard my initial comment.

  • KyraNelson

    Yes, it’s gib me gib me gib me dats. Start your own company like all the other 23 year-old STEM dropouts. Lotta garages for rent. Personally I am suffering from Entitled Schvartza Fatigue Syndrome.

  • RexRazor

    “The struggle for emancipation”? Jerkson is free and rich. Undeservedly so. He has shaken the man down for forty years. He has always been about Jesse first and his “brothers” last. Menace.

    • Ringo Lennon

      Everybody’s got to make a livin’. / sarc.

      • RexRazor

        Indeed Ringo. Indeed.

  • De’Ontavious Jizzaiah Jones

    I checked link to source article. The relevant information is nowhere in sight – how many US females and minorities (since Jackson’s involved = black) graduate each year with the hard science degrees that would qualify them to work in tech industry.

  • SFLBIB

    “Someone once defined a social problem as a situation in which the real world differs from the theories of intellectuals. To the intelligentsia, it follows, as the night follows the day, that it is the real world that is wrong and which needs to change. … I have never known a word to become absolute dogma, without a speck of evidence, the way ‘diversity’ has.” — Thomas Sowell

    • Dagworthy

      In the same article with the diversity quotation, the sentence before that is this sentence: “If there is ever a Hall of Fame for confidence men, Charles Ponzi and
      Bernie Madoff will have to take a back seat to Barack Obama. Obama is
      the gold standard — or, perhaps more appropriately, the brass standard.”

      • SFLBIB

        Can you provide a reference? I love Thomas Sowell’s writings.

        • jane johnson

          Dr. Sowell has a site with links to most of his writings, listed by category or date. He’s also featured regularly on the Creators’ Syndicate.
          Try tsowelldotcom. I’m a huge fan, too.

  • MooTieFighter

    That’s right. Let’s get some less qualified people in, STAT. This is what makes a great/successful country.

  • Sloppo

    There is no reason to believe that the same people who led the medical world in virgin-infant-rape-AIDS-cure research can’t make significant contributions in other areas of scientific advancement.

    • Usually Much Calmer

      I may steal that one, if it’s alright with you.

      • Sloppo

        I hope you do.

  • SFLBIB

    I used to work for an engineering organization, and one day I was one of three supervisors called into our boss’ office. He told us each to come up with a project for a Puerto Rican employee engineer. This fellow had white features except for very dark skin. He spoke English as well as anyone. In his initial interview, I perceived that he was not given any work by his current supervisor because of low motivation, and was being kept just to make the diversity numbers look good.

    Having recently been relieved of a problem employee [white male], I was not eager to take on another, so I painted as bad a picture as I could of life under me. All agreed to meet in one week. I put together a hard project that had been sitting since a previous employee [white male] left. At the next meeting, I was shocked when the other two supervisors [white males] had not bothered with their assignment. I was further shocked when the Puerto Rican chose me because I “was the only one who cared enough to prepare an assignment.” My third shock came when he took charge of his project and made great progress under minimal supervision. Don’t know how it all turned out because I was re-assigned before he finished.

  • Screamin_Ruffed_Grouse

    Blacks and technology. No, really, it’s a natural match.

    • Tim_in_Indiana

      That’s probably an Etch-A-Sketch he’s working on…

  • Screamin_Ruffed_Grouse

  • Evil Racist Bigot

    Whites comprise 50% of the workforce in the tech industry, which is less than their share of the population, even accounting for the fact that tech workers are disproportionately young. The only group which is actually over represented are Asians, and they are enormously over represented.

    Of course it just wouldnt do to complain about their being too many Asians, so they complain about too many whites and Asians, even when whites are in fact somewhat under represented, even if to a lesser degree than hispanics and blacks.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      The census “White” number, as well as the “Tech Industry” “White” number is filled with statistical subterfuge, to hide the “White” race replacement damage. Many of those people classified as “White” are actually Semites, like Armenians, etc. Who don’t personally identify with “Whites”. They also count “tribe” and “White” looking Muslims as “White”. A Muslim Albanian, for example, is counted as “White”, but considers Europeans his mortal enemy. The true percentage of European-Americans is probably not 62%, but below 50%. Thus, the need for statistical smoke&mirrors.

      • SSkreelings

        Albanians, Serbs, Croats, Arabs, etc. are Muslims, but they are also Caucasians. Even by the twisted science of your own idol, Adolph.

        • AndrewInterrupted

          “Caucasians” is a misnomer. The European founders of the U.S. don’t identify with those from the Caucasus Mountain region. Semites do. You are aiding and abetting the anti-White Left.

  • // .race-hustling-bastards;
    .jackson; naacp; eeoc;
    companies: (giving-in); (again);

  • Seminumerical

    Women do code. I have met some. (I have never met a black programmer).

    When I was 17 I hung around the computer lab late at night. Computing time was expensive before the personal computer, and so after we had used up our forty hours a semester we’d take over the accounts of students who had dropped FORTRAN and use up their hours, or simply add more hours to our accounts, or create new accounts. The department head had thrown his change of password printout in the wastepaper basket, never dreaming that a teen would effortlessly convert hexadecimal coded ASCII to text.

    There were five of us (out of about four hundred with computer accounts). White and male. No Asians surprisingly, though my first white collar job ever was that semester grading FORTRAN assignments, and some guy with a Chinese name was a superb programmer. I would have loved to meet him. Unfortunately several other guys with Chinese names turned in the same programs, but with different comments, and with different statement labels. The bright guy had, of course, labels “10, 20, 30, …” and his friends, well, the dumbest I remember had “11, 22, 33, …” just to show that he written a different program. The others used to change the order of the subroutines, and move the format statements around.

    I met my first female programmer when I had a summer job at a telecom company. I was 19, she was 21 and a permanent employee. She seduced me, but on the other hand two or three times a day she’d wander over to my desk to chat, and then after a few minutes she’d show me a printout. I’d solve a modest problem in syntax or setting up an array and she’d smile and wander back to her cubicle. One day she got an assembler project dumped on her desk. In a department of some 250 in a UNIVAC shop we had no IBM assembler programmers, except she that had it on her resumé.

    I naïvely coded the 20 lines of IBM assembler and handed it to the guy in the cubicle next to me who was in charge of the mini-project. Next thing I know: spite. She’d come up behind me when I was programming and stab her finger down on the delete key (we were starting to use green screens instead of paper printouts by then).

    My next summer job was on a Navy machinery control system simulator/emulator. There were two women programmers on a floor with perhaps 150 programmers. One a mechanical engineer who coded simulations of the action of waves on the propellors and similar boundary to the real world problems, the other a middle aged East European B.Sc. in physics with an M.A. in math who worked somewhere higher up in the code. I never saw or heard any evidence that either was less competent than the dozens of male engineers who wrote code. (Of course engineers who code are a bit of a joke amongst programmers, but that is neither here nor there).

    That is very nearly all the anecdotal evidence I have. A tiny proportion are as competent as men, and they make their way on their own.

    I later went to compete at the Association for Computing Machinery Southern California regional programming competition. Universities entered one, two, or three teams of three and the problems were hard enough that most teams did not solve even one of the six in five hours. There were about 120 competitors. Mostly white, many North East Asian. Perhaps five were female. None were black. As team captain I brought a brilliant female computer science student with me on my team. She had a 4.0 GPA, had been the highest ranked student at her elite mainland China high school, and went on to Berkley and Stanford. But she lacked the intuition to solve a fairly simple problem. Her solution was correct but would have taken days of computer time. We were only allowed two minutes of CPU time per problem.

    I spent the following summer surfing and sipping caffè lattes by the beach (hey, this was Southern California) and this one elderly woman who was in the same English Lit class would sometimes join me. She had no idea I was a programmer, and I had no idea of her past. One day we stumbled upon it: she had been a programmer for the Navy in the 50s!

    I knew the history. The Navy had a vast need for targeting computers, payroll computation, inventory control, etc., so electrical engineers (who in those days were clearly men) designed and built the hardware and women programmed them. Historically “computers” were arrays of women at desks who, by rote, computed the tables of logarithms, trig functions, etc. that were used for navigation and other computation. Programming an electrical computing machine seemed to be a natural fit for women “programmers” and they were hired as such in large numbers. Hey, it was even called *software*. But it gradually became apparent that men were more creative and productive as programmers.

    Still, she and I had some wonderful chats about the old days.

    • SSkreelings

      I worked in the IT department of a large brokerage house. This was shortly after the breakup of the Soviet Union when thousands upon thousands of Russian emigres headed here to the States. And a lot of them were trained programmers.
      We used to joke that when Russian women came to the U.S. looking for work, the good looking ones became strippers, and the ugly ones became programmers.
      Actually it kind of worked out that way. They were coyote ugly, but they sure could code!

    • SSkreelings

      Grace Hopper was the original Navy programmer. Google her. She coined the phrase ‘computer bug’.

      • Seminumerical

        I saw her lecture once. She was an admirable woman.

  • SSkreelings

    When Wi-Fi enabled sneakers hit the market, black tech workers will finally find their niche. Jesse will be so happy. He might even try to get his son, Jesse Jr. into the business when he gets out of prison. Who knows, maybe the brothers in prison are already stamping out Wi-Fi enabled license plates. Good practice for when they get back on the street in fifteen to twenty.

  • Dale McNamee

    From the article : ” Dean Garfield, president of the Information Technology Industry Council, said the industry prides itself on being a meritocracy. “We can, and will, expand our definitions of merit to recognize the importance and value of diversity to our success,” he wrote in a recent USA TODAY op-ed piece.”

    I guess that learning about technology,getting good grades,getting certifications. and having a strong work ethic, and being promoted for doing such doesn’t count anymore…

    It’ll be fun when we get crappy tech “toys” ( iPad,iPhone,Apple PC’s, other PC’s, “Smartphones”,etc. produced by “dumbed down ‘diversity types'”…

  • SSkreelings

    American companies are just going to move the rest of their tech work overseas, as they are doing in other areas.
    Wall Street powerhouse just announced that they are eliminating 5,000 more jobs, moving them overseas. And I recently had to make a change to my Wall Street Journal subscription. In the past when I spoke to their customer service I always spoke to an American, not someone who could barely speak intelligible English who told me that his name was “John”. I called the WSJ customer service last week and ended up speaking to someone in India whom I could barely understand, and who could barely understand my New Jersey American English.
    Jesse and the Reverend Al and Hussein and the rest of those race-baiters are just going to drive more American tech overseas.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      And the ones that remain will go to “diversity darlings”. Meaning White people will suffer. H-1B needs to end, then tariffs for U.S. companies who do a dispro-portionate amount of off-shoring. Make India a bad investment.

      • They’ll probably keep the white & Chinese eggheads, but honor the quotas
        with ‘floor sweepers’ of appropriate ethnicities. A certain percentage of the sweepers will have a salary matching or exceeding top programmers, again, to honor the request/mandate from government-funded race hustlers. They’ll just write the whole thing off. But since nations are defacto obsolete and the consumer pool is limitless and international, H-1B, I’m afraid, will never end. Companies rule governments. that’s how they got their way with “free markets” GATT, NAFTA, etc. The Peoples Republic of Adobe is not far off. And it’s in the best interests of multinationals to play the cultural-marxist game and help to increase buying power of third world-that’s where the real and limitless markets are.

        • AndrewInterrupted

          Ayup. All that’s left is praying for meteors.

  • haroldcrews

    Meritocracy because of disparate impact is de facto white supremacy. Therefore it like de jure white supremacy must end. The meritocracy found it the tech sector can not be permitted to continue according to the egalitarians. The alternative to white supremacy isn’t meritocracy. The alternative to white supremacy is black supremacy (or brown supremacy).

  • dd121

    I worked with a number of very good female programmers. Most, though, tend not to like tech.

  • Bill

    Yeah, because after all, the software company headed by a black woman and probably staffed with blacks did a wonderful job designing the Obamacare portal, didn’t they?
    Jesse can’t seem to understand that he, like the NAACP, have become completely irrelevant. But you can’t blame him….ya know? After all, we dumbed down the education system for blacks. We dumbed down the military and officer corps for blacks. We dumbed down the civil service exams for blacks. We dumbed down the tests for firemen and police for blacks. We dumbed down the acceptance and graduation requirements in colleges for blacks. So why not, right?

    Can’t we just simply say blacks in general are stupid and there is always somebody other than a black better qualified and worthy, and tell them to take a hike? Wonder how much time and money that would save in the cosmic scheme of things?

  • guest

    The reason why the tech industry is so achingly bent on gay marriage, transgenderism and all the rest is because they hope that those positions will give them a pass for failing diversity.

    It’s like you’ve got a class where you fail one test, and you hope you can get a passing grade by getting extra credit on the other test.

    I think the Democratic coalition of gays, blacks, etc, will start fighting as they come in to power. Some groups, like gays and blacks, will be no longer useful and will be kicked to the curb by the rising power of Hispanics.

    Anyway, I’m delighted that Jesse is turning his attention to the catastrophic lack of diversity at Google, Apple and FB. Those companies would finally become successful if they had a few more blacks. (In reality there are probably only a minuscule number of blacks who would pass the hiring tests for those companies to work as programmers, and the companies will fight viciously for this tiny number of qualified blacks.)

  • That is a customer service worker,

  • AndrewInterrupted

    “…The result is sobering: Men make up 62% to 70% of the staffs of Twitter, Google, Facebook, Yahoo and LinkedIn, while whites and Asians comprise 88% to 91%, according to company data released in the past two months. Their dominance is highest in computer programming and other tech jobs that tend to pay the most…”

    Yet Teaching and Nursing are 95% female/LGBTQ/minority. Why isn’t that “sobering”?

    Utter, complete projection: that “everybody knows that Tech should be an equal cross-section of Americana”. Why doesn’t “everybody know that Teaching and Nursing be an equal cross-section of Americana”?.

    Everybody knows?…Right?…

  • SoCal88

    The Rev. Jesse Jackoff should start the new branch of his extortion racket with facebook and Suckerberg. I understand that they may have some spare change.

  • Paleoconn

    I’m surprised they mention the high representation of Asians; usually they only mention Whites. However, I’d like to know the Jewish stats. Perhaps the good reverend would like to lobby Zuckerberg et al for more diversity in the executive ranks.

  • Nat Turner

    I’m not at all surprised that these companies are
    totally racist in their non hiring of “non White” staff,
    as I have pointed out before, when Women are spoken of in such matters,
    it is White women who have got and get the job,
    the statistics which go with this article on USA Today,
    are a damming indictment of ongoing White American and White world racism.
    What is more repugnant about this case is that the companies named
    are the ones who in particular young people have faith in,
    for being trendy, hip, modern and non racist.
    The racial makedown of the staff goes someway in explaining why social media sites have become such a haven for some of the most
    vile and disgusting racists on our planet.
    Were more Black and people of color involved in these companies, and
    I don’t just mean in the catering and cleaning department,
    but throughout the staff and hierarchy,
    then groups such as “Stormfront”, “No White GeNocide” and
    a host of other nazi minded detritus,
    would not find a safe place
    from where they can spread their poison and
    recruit for their racial war machinations.
    Stormfront alone is implicated in over 100 murders.
    I have campaigned against the Boeremag race terrorists,
    who tried to bomb Nelson Mandela, start a race war then
    drive all “non Whites” out of the country and
    set up a Whites only state in Africa.
    Facebook has banned me from their site for
    campaigning for them to take down
    the Boeremag terrorist support page.
    Twitter followed suit and not only banned me, but
    insist on finding racists and nazis for me to “follow”.
    America is at about 15% African American,
    that should be reflected as a minimum,
    not just in the tech companies, but
    across the board and the other so called “minorities”
    should be represented at least by their percentages too.
    If these companies want to act in a racial way,
    let them move to where they have only their own race and
    deprive America of the revenue, and
    the shame which they are helping to maintain.
    This is a Civil and Human Rights Issue,
    which all races should band together and fight.

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  • shmo123

    I wonder how many whites work for Jesse Jackson? Then again, I couldn’t possibly care less, and it’s none of my business; just like the “lack of diversity” in the hi tech industry is none of Jesse Jackson’s business.

  • Augustus3709

    We need to immediately launch an international investigation so as to discover the underlying causes of unchecked racial discrimination regarding systemic monopolization of the 100 Meter dash.

  • JohnCabel

    Technological accomplishment Africa style.

  • Burt Way

    This article lumps together whites and Asians (who “comprise 88% to 91%” of the tech workforce) to conceal the fact that whites are represented in these companies about the same as they are represented in the USA. Does that mean Asians are “over-represented” or just chosen by merit? Are companies discriminating in favor of Asians and against blacks? Provide your own response.

  • Jessie is this aggression or discontent? Reason “Operation Push” biggest fraud. To empower whom so called. People of thought yeah deprived. Eager applicants whom chosen. Because of color preference ideal. Drawn the neglect of Blacks yeah. Not attack to be exact. Were is lobby of individualism along. Tech companies when study mainstream. When look at Jessie color glasses. Ask affluent Blacks were didn’t. You invest in technology and science. I know the response racism excuse. Jessie majority of employee’s insult. USA whom? Green cards with credentials so before. Say need for diversity including. Women or you a sexist? Another assumption before decry discrimination. Effecting the nation it’s bogus!Excellent charade and parade of interest. Do many Blacks actually have credentials. Jessie
    majority of employee’s tech. Usually began there own business. Whom majority hired those with innovation. Jesse go after Hip hop rappers whom. Destroyed the aspiring Black elite!