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…




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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