Bo Young Lee has been named as the first-ever Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for Uber. The creation of the new position follows recommendations by former Attorney General Eric Holder that Uber create a senior executive position to handle diversity, after Holder’s investigation into Uber’s workplace culture. The University of Michigan graduate, who earned her […]
Three Latina software engineers at Uber are suing the rideshare company, claiming racial and gender discrimination. Ingrid Avendaño, Roxana del Toro López, and Ana Medina claim that the company’s compensation and evaluation practices are “not based on valid and reliable performance measures.” The company uses a ranking system that evaluates employees from best to worst, […]
Nyakim Gatwech had an excellent response for an Uber driver who asked her if she’d ever bleach her Sudanese skin. “I couldn’t even respond I started laughing so hard,” she wrote on Instagram. “[Then] he said, ‘So, is that a no?’ and I said, ‘Hell to the f**king yeah. that’s a no.’ Why on earth would […]
Uber Driver Alaric Spence, 46, reportedly picked up the victim on June 23, 2017 from downtown Los Angeles, California. During the ride, the 24-year-old victim fell unconscious, possibly due to intoxication, said LAPD Capt. William Hayes, the commanding officer of LAPD’s Robbery-Homicide Division. After the victim was unresponsive, Spence allegedly drove to a motel room […]
An Uber ride becomes chaotic for one driver and his passenger in a recently released video. In footage uploaded to LiveLeak, a belligerent passenger makes all sorts of threats to her driver who won’t take her to her destination. The video starts in the middle of their argument where the passenger tells the man driving her to “call the cops,” […]
A female Uber driver picked up a woman and thought that it was business as usual. But, it turns out that the driver knew her client’s destination very well…because it was the driver’s man’s house! BUSTED! Her man was supposedly going out of town to see his mother…and packed his luggage and all! […]
Black riders are more likely to receive cancellations or have a longer wait times compared to White riders, according to a new study.
A Greenbelt, Maryland, Uber driver was arrested last week on charges of kidnapping and assaulting a female passenger who blacked out at a bar.
After news spread that Prince passed away, many celebrities paid homage to the legendary singer through special tributes. On Broadway, Jennifer Hudson and the cast of The Color Purple paid their respects through song by performing a rendition of Prince’s hit “Purple Rain.”
This morning I talked about having to change your route sometimes to reach your destination. Looks like Kanye West changed his route and his mode of transportation when Uber didn’t show up to pick him up. He got a ride from the paparazzi lol. #GetWright @MsMichelWright