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This City Is A Multiracial Mecca

Hint: It’s not where you might expect

“Black. Ivory. Shadow.”

I repeat the words to make sure I heard them right.

“Black. Ivory… Shadow?”

“Yeah.” Jasmin Baker, 25, is cracking up.

“When I was younger I made it my thing.” She lowers her voice, making it seductive. “Like… yeah. I’m…

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Kristal Brent Zook

Kristal Brent Zook

Award-winning journalist. Women, social justice, race, health, spirit. kristalbrentzook.com authory.com/KristalBrentZook @HofstraU

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