"Black Folk Don't" Web Series Challenges Stereotypes

"Something about the sound of twigs crunching under your feet; it’s like Massa's coming down." -- a Black Folk Don't interviewee on camping A few years ago, I walked into a massive athletic shoe store in Harlem. I was kindly greeted by the security guards, but while I was perusing the rows of incredibly expensive shoes, a Black male salesperson approached me. "You aren't from here, are you?" he asked politely. "Uh, no. I’m from Toronto." He looked confused. "Where's that?"...more
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