I Do See Color
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I Do See Color

White teachers, please stop judging your black students

The fine line between empathy, pity and casual racism in education

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“Black people just aren’t united like Asians and Hispanic people are.”

I quietly listened to the white male instructor go on and on about his knowledge of African-Americans and Africans during an opening speech. Apparently he’d gotten…

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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

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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