Protests over the death of a handcuffed African American in the police custody in Minneapolis continues to spread across the USA. Besides, Celebrities from different communities voice support for Black Lives Matter in and around the United States. However, Serena Williams’s husband and Interner Entrepreneur, Alexis Ohanian announced he is stepping down from the Reddit board.
On Saturday, Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian discussed several things about ongoing matters in the Serena Stories IGTV.
Serena Williams said that “I personally am very god-fearing and I believe in the bible and I believe that there’s one way we didn’t have peace and security and it’s through God and so I’ve always taken solace in that but it’s said that someone on my level has had to accept being paid less accept so many different things because of the color of my skin so in addition to everything that’s been happening these past few weeks couple of weeks.”
“Now we had news yesterday that broke the internet and also news that was just trending on every social media site and that was the news of my husband who decided to make a stand and to make some big news so he recently has stepped down from the Reddit board and that was something that was I think shocking to everyone definitely shocking to me but I would like to ask to invite Alexis to Serena Saturday and ask why did you feel the need to step down from the board”, She added.
What did Alexis Ohanian Say To Serena Williams About His Resignation
Alexis Ohanian co-founded Reddit along with his college roommate Steve Huffman in 2005. He also co-founded the early-stage venture capital firm Initialized Capital, helped launch the travel search website Hipmunk, and started the social enterprise Breadpig. Ohanian married tennis great Serena Williams in November 2017.
Alexis Ohanian explained about his resignation from the Reddit board, “I take that board responsibility very seriously and upon reflecting on the state of where our country is right now I thought about what I could do beyond a social media post-Yong a donation but really lead and in a way maybe counterintuitive they lead by stepping down from the board position of a major tech company to make way for as a black candidate because we need diversity at the highest levels of business”
“Now more than ever and I say that because it will be in the best interests of Reddit the company for that to happen it’s the best interests of every company for that to happen and we’re talking about so many things now we’re starting to see slowly some progress or how a change in our in very various systems of the government of our justice system the business should be no exception” Ohanian concluded.