A black square for solidarity.

Last summer an(other) unarmed black man was killed by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The subsequent 8 minute and 46 second video clip swept across social media and raised widespread condemnation. Hours of discourse and weeks of protests followed. Every company and their grandma released performative statements of solidarity with the BLM protesters and reaffirmed their commitment to ‘diversity and inclusion’ (whatever that means) while condemning ‘all forms of racism’.

So, what was tech’s big song and dance? Let’s remove offensive terminology from our collective lexicon. There were several casualties, white/blacklist are examples of words deemed to be too offensive to…


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