Alexis Ohanian asks to be replaced by a black candidate as he resigns from Reddit’s board
Serena Williams’ husband Alexis Ohanian the co-founder of Reddit has resigned from Reddit’s board of directors. He announced the move in a tweet, urging the company to hire a black candidate in his stead and promising his future gains on Reddit stock to serve the black community.
In a series of tweets, he said he was doing it “as a father who needs to be able to answer his black daughter when she asks: ‘What did you do?'”
It follows days of US protests against police brutality and racial inequality.
— Alexis Ohanian Sr. ? (@alexisohanian) June 5, 2020