DOES THIS COUNT AS RACISM: Guess How Many of Twitter’s 3,000 Employees Are Black

Someone get Rachel Dolezal in there ASAP.

Twitter only has 49 black employees – out of 2,910 staff members in America.

The 35 men and 14 women account for just 1.7 per cent of the firm’s US operation, which is 93.8 per cent white or Asian.

Slamming the figures, released in a compulsory Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) report, Rev Jesse Jackson said people are ‘becoming intolerant’ of the stilted progress.

‘Black people are greater users of the product and capable of doing the jobs, but there has not been an adequate commitment to hire, train and maintain [black people],’ the civil rights leader, who is spearheading calls for diversity in tech, told The Guardian.

The number of Hispanic employees also fails to reflect the proportion of Latino users, and of America’s Latino population.

Read more: Daily Mail

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