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‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ and Everyday Verbal Blackface

Adopting our slang and culture won’t make you an ally

Mr. Fellows, Bel-Air Academy English teacher

Here’s a message for my White brothers and sisters. Gather ’round the figurative community circle.

Recently, watching the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion, I thought back to the eight-year-old me who got a chance to see hip-hop on primetime TV in the…

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Rann Miller

Rann Miller

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Writer. Educator. Researcher. I write about race, education, history, politics and their intersection. View my work at https://rannmiller.journoportfolio.com/