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Why are newsrooms so white?

If white male managers have white friends, who do you think gets hired?

Journalist Tanzina Vega, who’s currently working at CNN, started the hashtag #MediaDiversity this week to start a conversation about the blatant lack of diversity in newsrooms across the United States. As a result, journalists of color started sharing their stories on Twitter, including the many challenges they face as minorities applying to become journalists.

Here are a few of the riveting testimonials that people shared with Vega:

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One Twitter user asked a powerful question:

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