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Poynter / Seema Yasmin / Jun 13
“You left because the editors shut down your pitches. Or because they said yes but never ran those columns, the ones you felt most passionate about, the stories of the El Salvadorian women who folded dough into triangles to send their daughters to private school, the young African American lawyer fighting police brutality cases. You left because a woman at work kept running her fingers through your braids and when your co-workers said: ‘Go to HR,’ you said, ‘But she is the head of HR.'”