I Do See Color
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I Do See Color

‘Stop acting light-skinned’ and other stupid colorism comments

Why black folks need to knock it off with skin color jokes

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“Stop acting light-skinned.”

“She acts like that ’cause she’s light-skinned.”

“He has dark-skinned tendencies.”




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

Check out her 3 Medium pubs: I Do See Color, Tickled and We Need to Talk. (Doggone World and Homegrown are now on Substack.) Visit Shamontiel.com

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