This Woman Helped Redefine The Word 'Racism' In The Dictionary—Literally

CLIP06/19/20
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St. Louis resident Kennedy Mitchum, 22, noticed the definition of racism in Merriam-Webster's dictionary was outdated and incomplete as it neglected to include systemic racism. Kennedy sent an email to the publisher about the issue and was shocked when they responded to her the very next day! Merriam-Webster editors told Kennedy they would be updating the definition because of her. Kennedy tells Kelly she felt encouraged by the publisher’s immediate action.

Appearing:Kelly Clarkson
Tags: Kelly Clarkson, entertainment, music, daytime
S1 E03 minTV-PGHighlightTalk and InterviewDaytime
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