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Washington Post journalist Reed Albergotti published an in-depth article focusing on racial bias in the clubby world of venture capitalism. Noting that deeply ingrained racism often plays a role in the low levels of funding offered to black high-tech entrepreneurs, Albergotti reports that decisions are often based on implicit bias, not overt racial conduct. California Civil Rights Law Group Founding Partner, Larry Organ, a forerunner in the fight against racism in employment settings, is quoted in the Washington Post article, “… people have held [race cases] to a much higher standard than almost every other civil rights case…because people don’t want to believe that racism is continuing.”
The complete Washington Post article is available here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/07/22/black-entrepreneurs-venture-capital/
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