National Geographic Confronts Decades of Racist Behavior

Credit: WorldNews- Published on March 13, 2018
When National Geographic decided to make their entire April issue about the subject of race, the magazine said it needed to examine its own history covering the topic and the ways it fell short, according to National Public Radio. Editor in Chief Susan Goldberg asked John Edwin Mason, a professor of African history and the...
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Published on March 13, 2018 -  01:12
'National Geographic' Acknowledges History of Racist Coverage
'National Geographic' Acknowledges History of Racist Coverage In the magazine's upcoming 2018 issue, they did a deep dive into race in both the outside world and in the magazine itself. They hired John Edwin Mason, a professor with a background in the history of Africa and the history of photography, to look over 'Nat Geo's' history. Susan Goldberg, Editor-in-chief of National Geographic Susan Goldberg, Editor-in-chief of National Geographic According to Goldberg, they felt is was important to examine the magazine's own history with race before examining others. Susan Goldberg, Editor-in-chief of National Geographic

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