What would it feel like to finally land a dream job and then find out that day after day, you are the only voice representing the thoughts, emotions, and experiences of people of color? A job where you are the only black or brown face in a sea of white?
During Jay Connor's screenwriting career, it was considered a great opportunity to be offered a seat at the proverbial table. But soon Jay began to wonder...what if there were another table, one where people of color wouldn't have to sit alone? Leaving the only question worth posing; what do I do now? Is it my responsibility to create a more inclusive table? And if not mine, then whose?
More from Jay Connor:
Check out his podcast The Extraordinary Negroes on iTunes or wherever you like to get your podcasts
Browse his writings at The Root
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Finding Jay Connor:
Websites: www.theextraordinarynegroes.com & www.jay-connor.com
Twitter & Instagram: @deathtoadverbs
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