June 19, 2020

The time for publishers to get serious about anti-racism was yesterday

July 13, 2013 was a heavy day in New York City. The summer swelter hung in the air like steam rising from a hot, damp cloth. Hustling up the steps from the subway, I legitimately could not tell whether the subterranean stifle was stickier than the “relief” awaiting me at street level. If racism were a natural phenomenon, it would be humidity. Dense, suffocating, unrelenting. 

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