Corporate Silence and Anti-Racism
Companies around the world have remained silent to their role in racism for centuries. No matter how well-crafted or well-intended, it is not enough for corporations to just make public statements and large donations to racial justice organizations. Without action, these statements can land as nothing more than platitudes from a PR playbook.
While giving resources to racial justice organizations is important and companies should continue writing these checks—especially in the midst of record unemployment and a pandemic that is disproportionately targeting Black people—charity alone is not enough.
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