I Do See Color
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I Do See Color

Light skin, light eyes, dark outlook

How colorism made me more attracted to dark-skinned men

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“Simon says dance in place.”

“Simon says pat your head.”

“Simon says kiss the person next to you.”

I was playing this childhood game with expertise, knowing when and when not to follow the commands. The two teachers’ assistants were…

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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

Shamontiel L. Vaughn

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