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- Jamelle Bouie Staff Writer, Slate
- Jeff Wiltse Associate Professor of History, University of Montana, and author of "Contested Waters: A Social History of Swimming Pools in America"
- Brit Bennett Op-Ed Contributor, The New York Times; Contributor, Jezebel; Fiction Writer
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