Here’s A Growing List Of People Who Lost Their Jobs To Racial Comments (Or Lack Thereof)

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. 

  1. James Bennet, editorial page editor, New York Times
  2. Henry Bienen, president, The Poetry Foundation
  3. Adam Rapoport, editor in chief, Bon Appétit
  4. Jane Larkworthy, beauty editor, The Cut
  5. Stan Wischnowski, top editor,  The Philadelphia Inquirer.
  6. Jim Dao, deputy editorial page editor, New York Times
  7. Claudia Eller, editor in chief, Variety
  8. Greg Glassman,CEO, CrossFit Gym
  9. Harald Uhlig, economist and lead editor, University of Chicago and Journal of Political Economy
  10. Grant Napear, play-by-play announcer, NBA Sacramento Kings TV 
  11. Gordon Klein, professor, UCLA 
  12. Martin Shipton, chief reporter, Western Mail
  13. Dee Nguyen, reality star, MTV’s The Challenge
  14. Aleksandar Katai, player, LA Galaxy
  15. Nigel Farage, Leading Britain’s Conversations
  16. Alexis Ohanian, co-founder and executive chairman, Reddit
  17. Andrew Alexander, CEO and co-owner, Second City
  18. Audrey Gelman, CEO The Wing
  19. Craig Gore, actor, S.W.A.T., Chicago P.D. and Law & Order: Organized Crime
  20. Niel Golightly, communications chief, Boeing

 

Jordan Davidson is a staff writer at The Federalist. She graduated from Baylor University where she majored in political science and minored in journalism.
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