Protests provoked across the United States following the death of unarmed Geoge Floyd in police custody. As a consequence, tech entrepreneur and husband of tennis star Serena Williams, Alexis Ohanian has stepped down his board member position in the Reddit. At the same time, Ohanian demands that the position will be filled by a black man.
“Fifteen years ago I co-founded Reddit as a place for people to find community and a sense of belonging. It is long overdue to do the right thing. I’m doing this for me, for my family, and for my country”
I’m writing this as a father who needs to be able to answer his black daughter when she asks: “What did you do?”. Alexis Ohanian wrote a short story on his website. Consequently, Ohanian shared a few videos. Notably, Ohanian also has forwarded his partner Serena William’s posts.
“I have resigned as a member of the Reddit board, I have urged them to fill my seat with a black candidate,” he wrote in the post. In parallel, Ohanian also shared in his social media pages for followers’ views.
To continue, “and I will use future gains on my Reddit stock to serve the black community, chiefly to curb racial hate, and I’m starting with a pledge of $1 million to Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Camp,” Alexis added in the post.
Serena Praises Her lovable Husband Alexis Ohanian for Resign
Although, Former World No.01 Serena Williams wholeheartedly welcomed husband Alexis Ohanian’s decision to resign for Reddit. For his support for the black community from an exceptional move “Having diverse views on any board is important. So proud of you Alexis. I know Olympia will be too,” Serena tweeted.
Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian married in the year 2017. Their exceptional love brought a baby girl Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.