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Breaking My Own Silence

Shade comes in many shapes and forms

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When I decided to help co-found an organization that amplifies the voices of Writers and Editors of Color, I knew people would come for me. Fighting against racism is never easy, and many people find antiracism writing unpleasant. I had no expectation that my journey would be an easy one. That being said, I was surprised at the animosity I received so early out…




A writer’s reality simplified into humor, satire and sarcasm.

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Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar ♥︎ bylines @ Zora, Level, Momentum, GEN, EICCultured, AfroSapiophile, CoFounder of #WEOC allisonthedailywriter.com ☕️ ko-fi.com/allyfromnola

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