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A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Reveals Lack Of Diversity Among Workforce, Says It Has Plenty Of Work To Do

Saying it has “a lot of work to do” when it comes to diversity, Twitter released information about the diversity of its workforce on Wednesday. The numbers reveal most employees of the social networking giant are male, and predominantly white or Asian.

07/23/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Urged To Share Numbers On Workforce Demographics In Campaign Launched On Twitter Itself

Calls for Twitter to publicly release its workforce demographic numbers are being waged in an online campaign waged on Twitter itself.

07/17/2014

U.S. Census Director Urges Residents To Fill Out 2010 Census

Census Shows California’s Asian, Latino Populations Growing

Latinos now make up 38 percent of California’s population and Asians have become the fastest growing minority group in the nation, according to US Census Bureau numbers released Thursday.

06/26/2014

Rev. Jessie Jackson

Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition Demands Diversity At Google, eBay

Watch any episode of HBO’s “Silicon Valley” and you’ll see four white male techies, and one Pakistani-born programmer, and that’s an example of why the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition is in the Bay Area this week at eBay and Google shareholder meetings, to make a case for more blacks, women, and other minorities in the real Silicon Valley.

05/12/2014

Students protesting Cinco de Drinko at UC Davis.

UC Davis Students Scuttle Plans For Party Dubbed ‘Cinco De Drinko’

Students at the University of California, Davis, have cancelled plans for a drinking party dubbed Cinco de Drinko, after protesters called it racially insensitive.

05/03/2014

Apple's iPhone 5C model (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Apple Wants To Add Ethnic Emojis

After criticism and calls for ethnic diversity, Apple wants to add some new emoji faces.

03/26/2014

Barack Obama Sworn In As U.S. President For A Second Term

Jesse Jackson To Take On Lack Of Diversity At Silicon Valley Tech Firms

Rev. Jesse Jackson plans to lead a delegation to the Hewlett Packard annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday to bring attention to Silicon Valley’s poor record of including blacks and Latinos in hiring, board appointments and startup funding.

03/18/2014

San Jose Fire Department truck

San Jose Fire Department To Hold First Recruiting Class In Five Years

The San Jose Fire Department is planning on holding a recruitment class early next year, a significant event as it will be the first one held in the city in five years.

05/27/2013

Former UC regent Ward Connerly attends the 'Increase Diversity Bake Sale' put on by Republican students at UC Berkeley, September 27, 2011. (CBS)

Republican ‘Diversity’ Bake Sale, Counter-Protest Held At UC Berkeley

A bake sale by Berkeley College Republicans Tuesday that was aimed at satirizing race-based admissions generated heated debates and counter-protests but no major problems.

09/27/2011

Santa Clara City Council

Santa Clara’s All White City Council Draws Fire

A lawsuit may soon be filed challenging Santa Clara’s all white City Council. In response, the city is forming a committee to see if changes need to be made to its city charter.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/14/2011

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