Monday, 19 Nov 2018
Category: racism

Uber’s chief people officer is out following racial discrimination investigation

Uber SVP and Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey has resigned from the transportation company, Reuters reports. Hornsey’s resignation comes after a previously unreported investigation into Hornsey’s alleged systematic dismissals of racial discrimination complaints within Uber. In Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi’s email to staff, obtained by TechCrunch, he did not provide specific reasons for her departure. […]

Facebook’s policy on white supremacy plays right into a racist agenda

In an ongoing series over at Motherboard, we’re learning quite a bit about how Facebook polices hate speech and hate organizations on its platform. Historically, the company has been far less than transparent about its often inconsistent censorship practices, even as white supremacist content — and plenty of other forms of hate targeted at marginalized […]