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NOW Board Members Demand President Toni Van Pelt Resign Amid Racism Claims


Nine national board members of the National Organization for Women are calling on the president, Toni Van Pelt, to resign after a Daily Beast investigation revealed a pattern of racism at the storied women rights group.

The revolt comes as the organization’s black vice president says she has also been the subject of discrimination and tokenism—and was not even personally consulted before NOW sent out a statement on the death of George Floyd.

“I was so upset and mad I called my mom crying,” Christian Nunes told The Daily Beast.


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