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Why Do You Care More About Accolades and Titles than Racism?

A message to my professional network on LinkedIn on its complicity in contributing to a racist society.

A handful of my writings I’ve posted on LinkedIn over the past few years on racism. All have been ignored, while posts on job updates, awards, publications, and participation in competitions have resoundingly been given a great deal of attention. This is not a coincidence.

Over the past few weeks, my anger has been directed at this country’s law enforcement system, one rooted in white supremacy that deliberately functions to repress, silence, and control Black individuals. My anger is at the police solely operating to protect…

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