“Skin Like Mine” featured in Emory Alumni Magazine

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“Skin Like Mine” featured in Emory Alumni Magazine

  • 8 years ago

Skin Like Mine explores the intricacies of intraracism in the African American community through the story of a 10-year-old girl, Brittany Baker. Loosely based on Tiffany Elle Burgess’ 02PH experiences as a child, the reader is introduced to Brittany, a happy-go-lucky girl who has a style of her own and thoroughly enjoys tap-dancing and spending quality time with her family. After her father accepts a new job, Brittany and her family move to Georgia from Illinois. This means a new school and an opportunity to make new friends for Brittany….or does it?

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Tiffany Elle Burgess

Tiffany Elle Burgess was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. In 1997, she received a Presidential Scholarship to Hampton University (H.U.). She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from H.U. in 2001 and a Master of Public Health degree from Emory University in 2002. By day, she is a public health consultant. By night, she is an actress, producer, and writer.

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