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Hello, communicators:

 AP Stylebook has updated its race-related coverage guidance to include capitalizing “Black” when using it in a “racial, ethnic or cultural sense.” Communicators should also capitalize “Indigenous”:

Like many news organizations, we now use uppercase Black as an adjective in a racial, ethnic or cultural sense: Black people, Black culture, Black colleges.
Join us Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. EDT for #APStyleChat on race-related terms.

— APStylebook (@APStylebook) June 22, 2020

Our revisions come after more than two years of in-depth research and discussion with colleagues and respected thinkers from a diversity of backgrounds, both within and from outside the cooperative.

— APStylebook (@APStylebook) June 19, 2020

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