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Clyde C Coger Jr

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What’s Missing From Civil Rights Icon John Lewis’ Fight for Black Lives


What’s most worth taking from the film is Lewis’ appeal to an expansive spiritual center in freedom work.





Cassie da Costa
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Hampton Inn worker fired for calling cops on Black guests; Police open 'internal investigation'


In a nearly 10-minute Facebook Live video shared across social media, a white hotel employee and two Williamston police officers approach a Black woman who is using the pool with her children. They ask the woman, identified on her social media account as Anita Williams-Wright, to prove that she's staying at the hotel.

"I can’t believe this happened to me and my kids," Williams-Wright captioned the video on Instagram.





Cydney Henderson, USA TODAY
USA TODAY




Hampton Inn worker fired for calling cops on Black guests; Police open 'internal investigation'

A Hampton Inn employee has been fired after calling the police on a Black family using the hotel's swimming pool in Williamston, North Carolina.
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'The worshipping of whiteness': why racist symbols persist in America


“Racism isn’t always abrupt. It isn’t always in your face. Sometimes, it’s very insidious,” said Franklin Eugene Forbes II, an architect and urban planner. “Why am I, a Black person, using a bill where a man who believed I was inferior to somebody else as a way to buy things, the same way people that look like me were bought by him?”





Alexandra Villarreal in New York
The Guardian


<span>Photograph: AP</span>

Photograph: AP

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This Is What Happens When “Diverse” Companies Are Run By All-White Leadership


...how those institutions failed to uphold a commitment to diversity and support their Black employees. Before Refinery29 was purchased by Vice Media Group in November of 2019, only one executive among eight was a person of color — the company’s CFO, an Asian woman. Earlier this month, Vice Media Group committed to 50% BIPOC managers by 2024, but has not made a public statement regarding executive leadership.



Whizy Kim
Refinery29





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