To make the company ‘ more representative of the world around us,’ CEO John Sargent writes, Macmillan USA is establishing a new management committee.
The rising tide of protest over racial injustice reached publishing in the United States on Monday, as #PubWorkers4BlackLives took to social media.
Rejecting ‘the white supremacist structure upon which so many of our presses were built,’ AUPresses vows ‘to lift up those who have been historically harmed and silenced by our collective inaction.’
‘A near complete sidelining of black writers,’ says ‘Words Without Borders’ editor Eric MB Becker, has resulted in a literature of the shadows.
A debate has ensued over the use of an illustration of a man in blackface and a headline using the ‘n-word’ in a review of several US books on racism
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