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Is Colorism Finally Disappearing In The Hospitality Industry?

Dark-skinned Black folks — particularly Black women — are getting hired in restaurant roles traditionally held by everyone except them.

Photo by ABDALLA M on Unsplash

I’m not sure if it’s because of the ever-present labor issues or the sudden woke-ness in the hospitality industry, but colorism is finally becoming less problematic.

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Audarshia Townsend

Audarshia Townsend

Audarshia Townsend is a Chicago-based journalist who writes about how food & beverages impact the culture and industry. Email: Audarshia@townsendmediamagic.com

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