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YouTuber IndyJamma Jones Is Trying to Make a Comeback

Curler skating gymnast IndyJamma Jones (aka Amy West) has not too long ago launched a brand new YouTube video after a months-long hiatus. In Could, she got here beneath scrutiny for deleting a Planet Curler Skate Fb put up written by a Black skater. The put up addressed the expertise of being discriminated towards whereas curler skating. 

IndyJamma Jones was fired from Pigeon Skates (previously referred to as Planet Curler Skate) shortly afterward. She is now making an attempt to make a comeback on YouTube. 

IndyJamma Jones got here beneath fireplace for censoring a Black skater on social media.

IndyJamma Jones got here beneath fireplace for censoring a put up written by a Black skater someday round Could 2020. She was fired from PRS shortly after a YouTube video posted by one other member of the Fb group explaining what had taken place went viral. 

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The put up shared by a Black skater additionally included {a photograph} of the homicide of George Floyd, IndyJamma Jones defined her aspect in a current YouTube video posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, titled “i am sorry.” She tried to excuse the choice by prompting that the piece of content material led to complaints, including that it additionally went towards the group’s no-politics coverage. There is not any proof that the put up triggered complaints, aside from her account. 

In keeping with Mashable, IndyJamma Jones determined to take away the skater from the group for sharing the put up. And, as she admitted within the YouTube video titled “i am sorry,” she deleted each consequent put up calling into query the sudden disappearance of the unique put up. 

The incident had long-lasting implications for the Youtuber’s profession, and for the bigger curler skating neighborhood. 

As a not too long ago revealed article by Mashable vouches, IndyJamma Jones’ perspective is consultant of larger-scale points permeating the neighborhood. Because the outlet prompts, white skaters are typically extra prone to ignore the decades-long historical past of Black curler skating rinks. 

“For the previous 5 weeks, my coronary heart has been very heavy. I have been watching and listening and studying and doing quite a lot of introspection. I have been reflecting loads alone experiences in life and the way these experiences have differed vastly than different folks,” IndyJamma Jones remarked within the YouTube video titled “i am sorry.” 

“As a white lady I profit from a societal system that is actively harming different folks,” she mentioned, earlier than including that “and whether or not I am doing it on goal or not, I am a product of the sort of pondering, and that is mistaken. That is not okay.” 

IndyJamma Jones is making an attempt to make a comeback on YouTube.

The YouTuber posted a brand new video on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, titled “We’re Planet Curler Skate, Let’s Roll.” 

“I do know it is not a secret that I have been beneath scrutiny for these final couple of months as a result of current occasions on the Planet Curler Skate Fb group, and an earlier video […]” she started the video by saying. She went on to explain the required steps taken to take away her from her public platform as a “defamation of her character.”  

“After the backlash I acquired, the following exile from my mates and companions and the general public defamation of my character I used to be not in a great place,” she remarked. 

The YouTuber posted one other video on the identical day, titled “I am transferring to NYC!” 

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