IBM job applicants outraged over racially insensitive labels, including “yellow” and “mulatto”

//IBM job applicants outraged over racially insensitive labels, including “yellow” and “mulatto”

IBM job applicants outraged over racially insensitive labels, including “yellow” and “mulatto”

IBM was called out by jobseekers for using racially insensitive labels in an online application, prompting an apology from the tech giant.New York University computer science student Alex Gao said he felt offended after being forced to choose among ethnic categories including “yellow” and “mulatto” in applying for a software developer internship in the US.“I was appalled to be asked on an IBM internship application to choose my ethnic group, and be given the choice of ‘yellow’,” Gao wrote on…

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By | 2019-02-27T03:55:48+00:00 February 27th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on IBM job applicants outraged over racially insensitive labels, including “yellow” and “mulatto”