Here’s A Growing List Of People Who Lost Their Jobs To Racial Comments (Or Lack Thereof)
There’s a long and growing list of men and women who lost their jobs as allegations of racial insensitivity emerged in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Although millions of companies issued statements concerning Floyd’s death and the state of the nation, nothings seems to be enough. Whether fired, forced into resignation or on leave, here’s a list of the high-profile people who won’t be returning to their jobs because of either something they said or something they didn’t say.
- James Bennet, editorial page editor, New York Times
- Henry Bienen, president, The Poetry Foundation
- Adam Rapoport, editor in chief, Bon Appétit
- Jane Larkworthy, beauty editor, The Cut
- Stan Wischnowski, top editor, The Philadelphia Inquirer.
- Jim Dao, deputy editorial page editor, New York Times
- Claudia Eller, editor in chief, Variety
- Greg Glassman,CEO, CrossFit Gym
- Harald Uhlig, economist and lead editor, University of Chicago and Journal of Political Economy
- Grant Napear, play-by-play announcer, NBA Sacramento Kings TV
- Gordon Klein, professor, UCLA
- Martin Shipton, chief reporter, Western Mail
- Dee Nguyen, reality star, MTV’s The Challenge
- Aleksandar Katai, player, LA Galaxy
- Nigel Farage, Leading Britain’s Conversations
- Alexis Ohanian, co-founder and executive chairman, Reddit
- Andrew Alexander, CEO and co-owner, Second City
- Audrey Gelman, CEO The Wing
- Craig Gore, actor, S.W.A.T., Chicago P.D. and Law & Order: Organized Crime
Jordan Davidson is an intern for The Federalist and a recent graduate of Baylor University where she majored in political science and minored in journalism.