How to Reckon with Refinery29


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A number of feminist-branded companies, including The Wing, Man Repeller and, are reckoning with racism and employee mistreatment. This episode, we're focusing in on the digital-media powerhouse Refinery29 and its problematic white leadership. Plus, we'll examine what the #blackatR29 movement reveals about working while Black and why seemingly woke, women-led outlets aren't immune to toxicity, inequity and top-down racism.

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