How the 1st Black head of a major publishing house wants to change the industry

PBS NewsHour

Published on Jul 14, 2020

In the wake of protests against systemic racism in the U.S., many industries are reexamining past practices and facing questions about their own racial biases. One new effort puts a spotlight on the world of publishing. Jeffrey Brown reports and talks to Simon & Schuster’s Dana Canedy, the first Black person to head a major publishing house, for our ongoing series about arts and culture, Canvas.

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