Just wanted to be clear on something: I am not excusing their behavior; I found it abhorrent. This piece is focused on examining a platform we rely on for information that by design deliberately distorts understanding of what’s going on (ie. racism, in this case).
Hi Will, thanks for your thoughtful comment.
I’ll make an edit to reflect what was an oversight regarding the word “requirement” — you’re right, it’s an option.
With regards to your other remarks, I think perhaps there was some confusion — likely my fault, as I perhaps wasn’t clear in my writing.
I wanted to focus attention on when we *willingly*…