No, I don’t work here — stop asking me if I do

Not all black people work in the service industry

Shamontiel L. Vaughn
Jun 12 · 6 min read
Photo credit: Andrea Piacquadio/Pexels

If there is a self-checkout aisle, there’s a 99.9% chance I’m going to it. Part of the reason is because of my college and early graduation years working at Walgreens and working as a photo technician in Walmart; I’m used to ringing up my own items. The other reason is because I’m a coupon scanner — the…