Why Are There Still So Few Black CEOs? – USA DAILY NEWS

Why Are There Still So Few Black CEOs?

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If corporate life is a pyramid, for Black Americans, it is one with the steepest of peaks.

Out of the chief executives running America’s top 500 companies, just 1%, or four, are Black. The numbers aren’t much better on the rungs of the ladder leading to that role. Among all U.S. companies with 100 or more employees, Black people hold just 3% of executive or senior-level roles, according to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission data.

Decades…