In the past few months, the 's Journals Committee has been listening and thinking about how academic publishers participate in systemic racism and how we can help to overcome it. We have a lot of work to do and look forward to the challenge
In support of #BlackLivesMatter and the need for real change throughout society, check out the commitment by the Publishing Committee just published in with synchronous publication in all ASM journals
A strong statement from ASM journal senior editors. Looks like they cross posted it in each of their respective journals too. The ASM Journals Committee Values the Contributions of Black Microbiologists
Black lives matter. is committed to promoting the work of Black microbiologists and the issues that impact the Black community by ⬆️ peer review engagement, authorship, and by ID'ing, omitting bias.