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Resource ID: #14060
Subject: Minorities
Source: Village Voice (New York)
Affiliation: 
Date: 23-Jan-96

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In 1992, When the New York Times promoted Angela Dodson to become its first African American senior editor -- and the highest-ranking black woman in the paper's history -- the paper's top editors could have pointed to the move as proof of their commitment to diversity. But after editors fired her just three years later, she filed a lawsuit charging race and sex discrimination. Dodson said that while Times editors promoted her on paper, they consistently undermined her authority.

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