Microsoft will double its Black senior leadership by 2025

  • June 23, 2020
Following the likes of Google and some of its other peers in the space, Microsoft unveiled a racial equality initiative on Tuesday. In a letter signed by CEO Satya Nadella, the company said it’s “committed” to addressing racial injustice and inequity…

Epic removed police cars from ‘Fortnite’

  • June 22, 2020
Epic Games is apparently trying to navigate some difficult cultural waters. Gamers report that Epic has removed all police cars from Fortnite as of the shooter’s latest update, and the Wall Street Journal understands that it was in response to Black…

Facebook pulls nearly 200 accounts connected to hate groups

  • June 7, 2020
Facebook is continuing its fight against hate, and this time with an added degree of urgency. The social network has confirmed to the Associated Press (via The Verge) that it removed nearly 200 accounts for users linked to hate groups like the Proud…

Facebook issues new recommendations for discussing racism in groups

  • June 7, 2020
Facebook’s efforts to address a surge in social turmoil will extend beyond reviewing its policies. The company has posted recommendations (via The Verge) for group operators to help them address “race and social issues,” such as the Black Lives Matte…

Riot Games will donate $1 million to support racial equality

  • June 6, 2020
Riot Games President Dylan Jadeja has published a letter revealing how the company intends to help combat racism and injustice. In it, Jadeja has announced that the developer is committing $1 million on efforts focusing on areas that the company beli…