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The Unintentional Racism Found in Traffic Signals

Just because something doesn’t use an offensive mascot doesn’t mean it can’t reinforce a broken system

Photo: Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images

Washington D.C.’s pro football team. Aunt Jemima pancake products. Eskimo Pies. They’re all examples of the everyday racism that bombards people of color from the supermarket to the playing field. They’re also…

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David Kaufman

David Kaufman

Editor, writer, father, husband hummus-lover and ex-Cali guy living in NYC.

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