Black creators built TikTok. But Black employees say they experience 'toxicity and racism'
Nnete Matima said she was attracted to work at TikTok because of how the social media platform was "really built upon Black culture" and the work of Black creators.
TikTok was built off of Black creators. Black employees say they faced discrimination
By Catherine Thorbecke and Clare Duffy, CNN New York (CNN) — Nnete Matima said she was attracted to work at TikTok because of how the social media platform was “really built upon Black culture” and the work of Black creators. She saw and welcomed TikTok’s public pledge of support for the Black community in the wake of the 2020 police murder of George Floyd and applied to work for the company because she felt its corporate values “really resonate…
Former employees accuse TikTok of racial discrimination, bias, retaliation
Two Black former workers of video-sharing platform TikTok have filed a federal class action complaint alleging they faced racial discrimination and ultimately were fired from the company when they took the matter to human resources.
Fired TikTok Workers Allege Racist Insult by Bosses in Civil Rights Complaint
TikTok’s parent company was accused of racism and retaliation by Black former employees in a complaint to US civil rights enforcers alleging ByteDance Ltd. terminated them because they spoke up against discrimination.
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