‘The Bachelor’ has a brotha as the lead, but it’s still bittersweet

When your co-workers dismiss black women in the dating world

Shamontiel L. Vaughn
Jan 19 · 5 min read
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When you grow up thinking black is beautiful, it’s disappointing to talk to those who don’t. (Photo credit: left, Godisable Jacob/Pexels; right, Tyler Nix/Unsplash)
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Photo credit: Luismi Sánchez/Unsplash

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I Do See Color

“Seeing” color is no more a problem than “seeing” height.

Shamontiel L. Vaughn

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Check out her five Medium publications: Doggone World, Homegrown, I Do See Color, Tickled and We Need to Talk. Visit Shamontiel.com to read about her.

I Do See Color

We are not ashamed of our melanin, and we know you “see” it. Just don’t discriminate and disrespect us because of it.

Shamontiel L. Vaughn

Written by

Check out her five Medium publications: Doggone World, Homegrown, I Do See Color, Tickled and We Need to Talk. Visit Shamontiel.com to read about her.

I Do See Color

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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