Black YouTubers sue Google

A group of Black YouTubers is suing YouTube and its parent, Google, alleging that the companies discriminate against their videos based on race. The suit claims that YouTube uses its automated tools to “restrict, censor and denigrate” Black creators, hurting their subscribers and revenue, while videos with racist hate speech are hosted and allowed to make money on the site even after being flagged for violating YouTube’s rules.

Google lays out a spate of changes designed to diversify its management, its products, and startups

As the world awakens to the many ways that people of color are systematically discriminated against, companies whose future depends on their ability to address their own role in this entrenched societal issue are taking some action.

The billionaire founder of Netflix is giving $120 million to black colleges

Netflix founder Reed Hastings is making the single biggest donation, by a couple or an individual, to racial justice in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd, putting $120 million into America’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).