‘Tokenized’: Inside Black Workers’ Struggles at the King of Crypto Start-Ups

Coinbase, the most valuable U.S. cryptocurrency company, has faced many internal complaints about discriminatory treatment.

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Hasnain says:

Oof. I don’t even know where to begin.

“One Black employee said her manager suggested in front of colleagues that she was dealing drugs and carrying a gun, trading on racist stereotypes. Another said a co-worker at a recruiting meeting broadly described Black employees as less capable. Still another said managers spoke down to her and her Black colleagues, adding that they were passed over for promotions in favor of less experienced white employees. The accumulation of incidents, they said, led to the wave of departures.”

Posted on 2020-11-27T19:24:47+0000