IT Management: IBM and Black History: Innovation Through Diversity

By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2011-02-18 Print this article Print
IBM celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, and in that 100 years, the company known as Big Blue has been a strong advocate for equal opportunity. Indeed, IBM began pushing for equal opportunity and promoting African-American interests in the 1940s when the company donated money to the United Negro College Fund and hired its first black salesman