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- Bob Gibson Communications Director, University of Virginia's Cooper Center for Public Service; @bobgibsoncville
- Ibram X. Kendi Founding Director, The new Anti-Racist Research and Policy Center, American University; Author, "Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America"; @DrIbram
- Arthur Spitzer Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union of the District of Columbia; @ACLU_DC
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