Artemis Medical Society, an organization of black female physicians, has sent a letter to Delta CEO Ed Bastian criticizing the episode as an expression of discrimination based on race and gender, and asking that it be investigated by a “diverse team.” The letter notes that “Delta Airlines, as an Atlanta based corporation, should be acutely aware of the history of racism and sexism in our nation and how it continues to cast  long shadow in our society.”

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