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What Do We Mean By POC?

POC has come to be an umbrella term including anyone of color, but does it do more harm than good?

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I’ve used the term ‘POC’ in plenty of my pieces to discuss issues of racism and inequality, but I’ve recently started to question if it’s the correct term to use when discussing issues impacting minority groups. By using it, am I doing a disservice to the…



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