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The Only Black Guy in the Office

Assimilation Is Inevitable for Black Professionals

I keep it realer than most while on the job, but there are limits to how freely I’ll speak around my co-workers

Illustration: Michael Kennedy

Around this time last year, I had a professional breakthrough. Last summer, in the midst of various American…




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The Only Black Guy In the Office

The Only Black Guy In the Office

Do you know him? Is it you? The trials and tribulations of a Black man navigating corporate life.

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