Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Jesse Jackson's Green-Mail Scam Against Silicon Valley

When the coffers are low, he screams racism at companies with deep pockets and agrees to stop for a little payola. While we can't confirm that's the motivation here, let's be honest, that's certainly the M.O. of  Jesse Jackson, The Boy Who Cried Racism.

(National Review) The Associated Press reports that Jackson headed a delegation to Hewlett-Packard’s annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday to highlight what he sees as a lack of diversity in Silicon Valley.

"Technology is supposed to be about inclusion, but sadly, patterns of exclusion remains the order of the day," the civil-rights leader wrote in a letter to some of the biggest tech firms, such as Apple, Facebook, and Google

But Jackson and his organization, the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, commended HP for its efforts in hiring minority employees in 2011. That has the firm confused: “While we certainly agree that diversity is an important issue in corporate America, we’re puzzled by Rev. Jackson’s sudden interest in HP,” an executive said.

Jackson has clarified that his effort is not intended to target HP specifically, but was instead supposed to use the company’s high-profile meeting to draw attention to his cause.

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1 comment:

  1. Jesse Jackson is the biggest racist in the world.


Posted By: Chris Carmouche