Apple launches major new racial equity and justice initiative projects to challenge systemic racism | TheHill
Building on its Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI) sparked by the civil rights protests of 2020, tech behemoth Apple announced a series of new projects included under the initiative in a move to “help dismantle systemic barriers to opportunity and combat injustices faced by communities of color.”
Apple’s launch of its REJI was a result of Black Lives Matter protests surrounding the death of Geroge Floyd in May 2020. While Floyd was killed in police custody, protests decried the lingering socioeconomic inequalities for Black Americans, Indigenous Americans, and people of color (BIPOC).
The REJI is supported by $100 million …
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