I Do See Color
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I Do See Color

Should companies advertise themselves as black-owned?

Why race should not ‘matter’ … and why it does to me anyway

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In my line of work, I talk to entrepreneurs and contractors — a lot. And my smile is always a bit bigger when I connect with black-owned businesses outside of music and sports. That’s no knock to music and sports; it’s just that we’ve been connected to those two industries…

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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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