I Do See Color
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I Do See Color

If you’re not from the ghetto, stop talking about ghetto lifestyles

Every all-black neighborhood is not the hood

Photo credit: Jakob Owens/Unsplash

I was sitting in a newsroom brainstorm meeting when a Features Editor made that comment. Up until that moment, I’d been pretty neutral on her. She would’ve been classified as the “white woke” type, who loved Common and was from the LGBTQ+ community. I expected her to know…

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Shamontiel L. Vaughn

Shamontiel L. Vaughn

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