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Original photo by Brooke Novak, modified a little by me.

Diversity First

EricaJoy
EricaJoy
Mar 30, 2016 · 2 min read

“…can you recommend any photographers of color in Oakland?”

That was the message I got from my significant other, B, one morning several months ago. This wasn’t a casual question. In the middle of the work day, he is very much about business and this was no exception. The company he co-founded, Clef, was updating their web presence and wanted to include pictures of the team on their site. Being the CEO of a small startup includes many tasks, and one of his tasks was to find a photographer for this project.

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