2020 was a difficult year for more than one reason. The COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the world while issues around racial inequality seemed to come to a head. As one of the largest tech companies in the world, Google has put a lot of time and effort into adjusting its apps, services, and business to accommodate for the global pandemic, but how has Google taken the time to accommodate for racial inequality? Black History Month may have ended for this year, but racial issues have long existed and will continue to exist for some time, so we’ve taken a moment to look at the ways that Google has both helped and hurt the cause.
How Google tried to tackle Racial Inequality
Supporting Black-owned businesses
Google has worked to support Black-owned businesses through its most used services. Both in 2020 and this year, Google highlighted a series of tools…