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VIDEO SPOTLIGHT

Black & White: Stereotypes and Privilege By Storyteller Diggsy Twain

Diggsy Twain, an African American man, tells a friend about an encounter he had on a train and what he did to stop the stereotype that all black men are angry. Then after telling his story he realizes anyone can stereotype the “other.”

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"My family… all colors. We ranged from creamy-black to paper brown cafe au lait, paper bag, paper bag brown, mahogany, dark-black, blue-black. And it doesn’t matter if you think we were related or not. Because we are family and we love each other. We’re blood. Blood brought us together. But blood is not what keeps us together. Love binds us together.”

 

- Kucha Brownlee
First General Chicagoan - No Pigeon Holing

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