(Molly Bruns, Headline USA) Deep state corporate ally BlackRock faced allegations of racism in response to the company’s commitments to diversity in the form of a civil rights complaint.
Conservative advocacy group founded by former Trump administration adviser Stephen Miller, America First Legal, filed a civil rights complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Daily Wire reported.
In the complaint, the group cited a program prioritizing the hiring of racial minorities and females into senior leadership positions.
An annual report released by the company emphasized the importance of “cultivating diversity, equity and inclusion” in their leadership team via “hiring, retention, promotion and development practices.”
The company also has a “BlackRock Founders Scholarship,” which awards recipients with $17,500; only “black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native American, LGBTQ+ or disabled,” employees were invited to apply.
AFL argued that the programs violate the Civil Rights act of 1964.
“The practice of hiring based on skin color or sex is not only illegal but is un-American,” America First Legal Vice President and General Counsel Gene Hamilton said in a statement. “Corporate giants like BlackRock continually erode the American way of life in more ways than one. We are proud to stand against these unlawful practices and to fight to bring some measure of accountability.”
BlackRock, which recently saw massive losses due to their diversity and environmental, social and corporate governance efforts, has not responded to the complaint.
AFL filed a similar complaint against Anheuser-Busch after the company announced their partnership with Dylan Mulvaney, a man who pretends to be a woman on social media.
“Iconic American brands, like Anheuser-Busch, have become shells of their founders’ visions due to weak-kneed corporate leadership who routinely cave to idealogues whose thirst for an ever-changing notion of ‘social justice’ is relentless,” Hamilton said in another statement.
Most civil rights complaints in this vein are filed against universities in respect to race and sex and how they play into the admissions process.