Katrina Parrott, a Black mother in Texas, created an iPhone app so her daughter could express herself. But after helping Apple, she claims, the company left her high and dry.
“Companies shouldn’t just hire Black talent for the sake of hiring Black talent,” Heath said. “There has to be a path forward. In many companies, while there may be people of color hired at lower levels, when you move up the ladder the number of people of color begins to taper off.”