39 Pieces of Advice for Journalists and Writers of Color

This is an old but still very relevant BuzzFeed article.

I think anyone struggling with the idea of pursuing a career in media because of their race should take a minute to read the article in full.

I know firsthand it’s disheartening to receive masses of rejections (or unsaid ones from a lack of response) from potential employers or internships. But don’t give up just yet. Take this as a time to keep on your grind and have all your i’s dotted and t’s crossed — in due time, you’ll make them say your name.


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