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June 2020

All posts published in June 2020

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Fire and plague prepared these teens for the world

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Through fire and fear, Paradise, California’s teens take control of their lives Paradise High School valedictorian Katie-Lynn Chandler delivered her graduation speech to empty bleachers and a row of cars parked along the school’s running track. A crown of whit... More »

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Crisis Mode

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Employees at Crisis Text Line tried telling the board about a pattern of racial insensitivity at the company — but when that didn’t work, they went to Twitter To Jo*, the question of whether Crisis Text Line should issue a public response to the killing of Ahm... More »

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Inside Nextdoor’s ‘Karen problem’

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Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Can Nextdoor really be a social network for communities if black people don’t feel safe on it? Kalkidan G. moved to Rancho Santa Fe because it was one of the nicer neighborhoods in San Diego. The community was gated, th... More »

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Byte flight

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Illustration by Grayson Blacmon How an exodus of tech workers could reshape Silicon Valley The tech workers in Silicon Valley know you want them gone. They knew it when you protested their buses. They knew it when you trashed their scooters. They definitely kn... More »