An Open Letter to Joe Lonsdale re: Racism in Venture Capital

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Hey Joe,

I couldn’t sleep last night and found myself mired in your Twitter exchanges at 3 AM, and I woke up thinking about them this morning.

Can I say off the bat: I sympathize with your intent, and generally agree that overly-simplistic social justice rhetoric, especially when it weaponizes terms like ‘racist’ and ‘privilege’ in…

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Alicia Kenworthy

Alicia Kenworthy

📬. Writer & Storyteller ⚖️. Outspoken Advocate for Criminal Justice Reform 🎙 Developing a podcast on incarcerated love: www.alicia-kenworthy.com