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Wiley apology for tweets ‘that looked anti-Semitic’ after Twitter ban

Wiley performs on the main stage on Day 1 of Wireless Festival at Finsbury Park on July 6, 2018 in London, England
Wiley performs on the main stage on Day 1 of Wireless Festival at Finsbury Park on July 6, 2018 in London, England

Grime artist Wiley has apologised for “generalising” about Jewish people after being banned from social media.

In an interview with Sky News, the artist insisted: “I’m not racist.”

“My comments should not have been directed to all Jews or Jewish people. I want to apologise for generalising, and I want to apologise for comments that were looked at as anti-Semitic.”

Twitter had earlier banned his account permanently after a public backlash over a perceived lack of action.

“We are sorry we did not move faster,” Twitter said in a statement.

Sky News reported that the offensive tweets were sparked by a falling-out between the rapper and his former manager, who is Jewish. The pair cut ties in recent days.

“I just want to apologise for generalising and going

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‘I Dreamed Of Being Able To Join A High-End Gym. But When I Finally Could, I Didn’t See Anyone Who Looked Like Me There.’

Photo credit: Courtesy of Heather White
Photo credit: Courtesy of Heather White

From Women’s Health

About six years ago, I got a membership to a high-end gym chain and started buying class packs at an upscale boutique fitness studio. It really made me feel like I’d “made it” in my career.

But as much as I’d been looking forward to working out in these luxe spaces, I noticed myself only going once every week or two. I realized that it was because I barely ever saw any people of color in them. I was almost always the only one, with the exception of the occasional Black and brown person who was a member of the facility crew, cleaning the floors.

It hit me that I didn’t feel like I belonged in these spaces. I didn’t see instructors or people enjoying these services who look like me. I felt like the gym and studio weren’t created for

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