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Black Travel Leaders Address Systemic Racism in '5 Questions About Race' - Yahoo

July 15, 2020 9:01 AM | Morgan Christopher (Administrator)

WASHINGTONJuly 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the death of George Floyd and the overwhelming response nationwide, seven Black executives from destination marketing organizations across the country partnered on a video to share their experiences and encourage an open dialogue about race and racism throughout their lives and in the tourism industry. Running 8 minutes and 38 seconds, "5 Questions About Race" takes less time to view than the 8 minutes and 46 seconds that George Floyd had a knee on his neck when he was murdered on May 25, 2020.

According to data from The Washington PostBlack Americans are killed by police at a rate of more than twice as high as the rate for white Americans. Since 2015, 96 percent of Black Americans killed by the police have been male. This video is intended to share the male perspective.

For full article - https://finance.yahoo.com/news/black-travel-leaders-address-systemic-160000558.html

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