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  1. Black Designer Confronts Tech World

    Justin Edmund, a designer at Pinterest, can count his African American colleagues on the fingers of one hand. The site’s seventh employee, Edmund has published a personal essay questioning this lack of diversity, noting that just two percent of workers in Silicon Valley are black. He writes that few tech leaders engage with race-related issues, and many tech workers have ignored the racially charged crisis in Ferguson. Edmund, however, voices a fear that he “could walk to the store right now and be shot dead.” 

    USA Today, Medium

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