Yes, I’m black. No, I don’t eat chicken.

Frustrating food complexities of African-Americans

Shamontiel L. Vaughn
Sep 6 · 5 min read
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My annual vegetarian Thanksgiving: Hot water cornbread, dressing, sweet potatoes, macaroni and cheese, collard greens, green beans and potatoes, cranberry sauce (Photo credit: Shamontiel L. Vaughn)

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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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I’ve been a prof. writer/editor since 2005. I love walking dogs, being condo assn & Toastmasters prez, vegetarian food, and Kukuwa & WERQ dance. Shamontiel.com

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

I’ve been a prof. writer/editor since 2005. I love walking dogs, being condo assn & Toastmasters prez, vegetarian food, and Kukuwa & WERQ dance. Shamontiel.com

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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