I Do See Color
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I Do See Color

From childhood to adulthood: Simplest way to stop cultural appropriation

When imitation is more offensive than flattering

Photo credit: dlewisnash/Pixabay

My three favorite holidays are in this order: Veteran’s Day, Halloween, then Christmas. Veteran’s Day is both a federal holiday and an obvious favorite to those who know me: It’s my birthday. But Halloween makes me almost as happy. Although I have zip zero…

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We are not ashamed of our melanin, and we know you “see” it. Just don’t discriminate and disrespect us because of it.

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Shamontiel L. Vaughn

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