I Do See Color
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I Do See Color

If you have to tell black people you’re an ally, you’re probably not

Real allies show and prove, not self-identify

Photo credit: Tyler Nix/Unsplash

I was getting myself prepared for a bus ride to a protest rally, but I dodged telling my boss why. I just asked for the day off and said I had some travel plans. But a deadline was looming, and she really needed me to be there for certain books to release on time. Finally I…

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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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