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Black Female Lawmaker Told She Doesn’t ‘Look Like A Legislator’ — News One

Emilia Sykes is a state representative in Columbus, Ohio. She is also a 32-year-old Black woman who has been stopped twice within the year by security guards at the Ohio Statehouse because didn’t ‘look like’ a legislator. This is another example of Living While Black—whether you are a legislator, an athlete or the average Black person sitting…

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