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Racist White Gamers Came For This Black Woman Writer. Here’s What Happened.

I spoke with Ash Parrish, a former Kotaku employee, about what it’s like to be a Black woman at one of the world’s most popular gaming sites.

Garfield Hylton
Momentum
Published in
8 min readAug 21, 2021

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A Black family of gamers sits on the couch and plays. Image: Getty.

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Garfield Hylton
Momentum

Medium Creator Fellow. Award-winning TV news journalist. Freelance writer. Mad question asker.