I Do See Color
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I Do See Color

Mixed views on capitalizing the ‘b’ in ‘Black’

Style Guide decision that became a youth talk about race

Photo credit: Jessica Felicio/Unsplash

When I heard the yelling from the other side of the conference room, I wasn’t sure what happened. All I knew was this “youth mentoring event” was not going how I expected.

Earlier that day, I was told that a group of teenagers would be coming to visit our newsroom…

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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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