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Opinion: In the words of Rihanna, It’s time for Latinos to ‘pull up’ for Black lives

By , Guest Columnist Updated: August 06, 2020 1:41 PM CT | Published: August 05, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Guest Columnist

Isabel González Whitaker

Isabel González Whitaker is a Memphis-based journalist and Presidential Leadership Scholar, and former deputy editor of Billboard. She is the founder of the Sara J. González Memorial Park in Atlanta.  

As the U.S. reckons with centuries of oppression and racism against Black people, a concurrent reckoning must happen within the Latinx community, which has its own history of systemic anti-Blackness.

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