Fired for Speaking Out Against Anti-Blackness and Ethnic Cleansing: Open Letter to Cornell Tech

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I was fired last week from Cornell Tech by Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Associate Professor Tapan Parikh for calling out South Asian anti-Blackness with a GIF and speaking out against ethnic cleansing in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. My termination is part of a broader pattern in academia and industry of silencing Black scholars who speak out against injustice. …

J. Khadijah Abdurahman

Bearing witness to the present. Tentatively hopeful for the future. Middle name preferred. Follow me on twitter @upfromthecracks.

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