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We Need to Talk

If you want to make a point, choose your defenders wisely

Do a background check on your attorneys

A photographer named David Slater desperately wanted to get a picture of a monkey. Meanwhile, the monkeys (Celebes crested macaques, also called “yaki”) wanted nothing to do with his photoshoot. Instead of posing for the pics, they jumped on his back. He finally gave up on getting a photograph but…



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

When I'm not writing about news, politics and relationships on "We Need to Talk" or cracking jokes on "Tickled," find me on Substack. Visit Shamontiel.com