Ancestry.com may be his business, but Tim speaks as an individual, and it is heartbreaking that he should ever have to do this. Folks who follow our hangouts know how Cousin Russ and I feel about diversity and openness. It's another thing for the CEO of a major genealogy corporation to look at the human impact of recent executive orders. In his amazingly thoughtful post, Tim Sullivan signed his email as a person "Tim" - with no reference to his title as is customary with business letters.
Of course, Tim is referring to:
- Hari Sreenivasan, PBS Newshour Weekend Anchor reporting:
- How the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) challenged Trump's immigration order:
- Refugees already settled in US concerned over Trump order:
DearMYRTLE and Cousin Russ recognize the United Nations' International Decade for People of African Descent 2015-2024. We reach out to _all_ regardless of race, color, creed or national origin with support for researching family and documenting cultural inheritance. http://www.un.org/en/events/africandescentdecade
This is what Tim Sullivan (who happens to be the CEO of Ancestry) said in his email: