Reddit Co-Founder Ohanian Resigns From Board and Requested to seat filled by a black candidate

Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian on Friday (5th June 2020) resign from the board and requested for black replacement to an exmaple for other leaders by stepping down.


Reddit Cheif Executive Officer Steve Huffman said that company will respect its request and also working on introduced strict content policy to combat racist speech on its platform.

Raddit is the social networking site,co-founded by Alexis Ohanian 15 years ago.And now its resign from the board and requested for the black candidate to fill his position.In a number of tweets on Friday, Ohanian requestd Reddit to fill his seat with a black candidate. Ohanian, who is married to tennis star Serena Williams, cited his family also be the one of the reasons for his decision. He tweeted on twitter: "I'm saying this as a father who needs to be able to answer his black daughter when she asks: 'What did you do?'

He also pledged $1 million to Know Your Rights Camp, a campaign for legal awareness among youth.

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Posted in Tech News on Jun 06, 2020


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