Episode #3 – Woke-Washing Can’t Erase Corporate Anti-Black Racism

July 3, 2020

Author Maggie Reid looks at the history of companies including British Petroleum, Amazon and Nike to show how these corporations use PR and marketing around progressive social causes to disguise their contributions to social problems. As corporations fall over themselves to embrace progressive issues, it’s critical we not lose site of the fact that as Maggie writes, these corporations are working to convince us that “the problems out there and not in their own houses.”