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Zinzi Clemmons: ‘It’s Time For Women of Color…to Divest From Lena Dunham’ | Jezebel Writer Zinzi Clemmons, author of What We Lose, has announced that she will no longer be writing for Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner’s online feminist weekly newsletter Lenny Letter because, she says, of Dunham and her friends’ racism which was “well-known” prior to their fame. “She cannot have our words if she cannot respect us,” she writes.

Writer Zinzi Clemmons, author of What We Lose, has announced that she will no longer be writing for Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner’s online feminist weekly newsletter Lenny Letter because, she says, of Dunham and her friends’ racism which was “well-known” prior to their fame. “She cannot have our words if she cannot respect us,” she writes.

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Rosebud Restaurants to Shell Out $1.9M to Settle Racial Discrimination Lawsuit – Atlanta Black Star After a five-year battle, Rosebud Restaurants, Inc. is set to pay $1.9 million to settle a racial discrimination suit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Tuesday, May 30.

After a five-year battle, Rosebud Restaurants, Inc. is set to pay $1.9 million to settle a racial discrimination suit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Tuesday, May 30.

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White Noise in the ‘Conversation’ About Race

[three_fourth padding=”0 0px 0 0px”]White Noise in the ‘Conversation’ About Race 0 5 | A U G U S T | 2 0 1 6 Polling suggests the problem isn’t that we’re not talking about race; it’s that the majority of white Americans aren’t listening. BY   Donovan X. Ramsey  |  PUBLICATION   The Nation  full year before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed, more than 60 percent of white Americans polled believed that blacks were treated “the same as whites” in their communities. The assessment is, of course, ridiculous on its face. It suggests either ignorance of the facts […]

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