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White authors writing from the first-person POV of a character of color

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In an ideal world, both Mrs. Jones & 217 mom are both correct, but an ideal world is so often unattainable.
(personal opinion) In the last job I had, we were instructed to change "baa baa black sheep" to baa baa rainbow". Obviously, I worked within the workplace code, but I think that was going a bit too far.
#31 - May 12, 2021, 01:11 AM

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I think well-meaning (white?) people do sometimes err on the side of being too cautious at times.  I understand it, even when the results are kinda ridiculous.  Better that than erring on the side of still being offensive, though.  (My opinion.) 
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