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We Need to Talk

Even as a hip-hop head, we have bigger priorities than Hip Hop Celebration Day

Senate passes bill acknowledging hip-hop on Aug. 11 and November

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I was born and raised in hip-hop culture. I’m not talking about SoundCloud rappers and “deejays” with an iPhone. I’m talking about breaking (commonly referred to as “breakdancing”) being the norm, along with emceeing…




Let’s chat about my oddball thoughts on family, relationships and activism — with a dose of comedy, too.

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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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