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Dear POC: Think Again Before Wearing Racism This Halloween

ICYMI: Being a member of a racially-marginalized group doesn’t grant you carte blanche to don a culturally-inappropriate costume on October 31.

A woman shops for Halloween costumes in Hong Kong. Thank goodness, these costumes look to be culturally “safe. ” Far too many are not. Photo by Miguel Candela/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Well, it’s that time of year again and Halloween is days away. There have been countless lists of dos and don’ts that fall under offensive or flat-out racist Halloween costumes that White folks should steer clear of…

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