My Article Condemning Racial Segregation Was Removed from a Medium Publication. Huh?

I’ve never enjoyed the ol’ heave-ho more.

Joe Garza
6 min readDec 10, 2020
Image by Robin Higgins from Pixabay

Last October, I published an article slamming the King County Library System in Washington state for holding racially segregated “DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) Sessions” — one for “People of Color” and one for “People Who are White”, which you can marvel at here:

Below is the image that made the rounds on social media and prompted me to write the article in the first place:

The image wasn’t fake, as the King County Library System released a statement justifying their decision by claiming that the racially segregated “listening sessions” were voluntary.


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