LeRon L. Barton has been the lone Black employee in the workplace for much of his tenure.
Barton has over 20 years of experience in the technology industry. However, as he explained in a 2021 blog for Harvard Business Review, the number of Black employees at each company has remained relatively constant over that time.
“Being Black in tech, like being Black in America, is a mental toughness workout,” stated Barton. “You’re constantly asking yourself, ‘How long can I last?'”Read more. ➝
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