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Tayshia Adams of ‘The Bachelorette’ Makes Room for Mixed-Race Fans Like Me

The biracial lead talks Bachelor Nation, self-care, and Pop Smoke

Tayshia Adams at the 2020 American Music Awards on November 22, 2020, in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Emma McIntyre /AMA2020/Getty Images

I’ve been a fan of Bachelor Nation since Emily Maynard’s season of The Bachelorette in 2012. Though for years, none of The Bachelorette leads looked like me — and the women who did look like me went home roseless earlier in the…

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Momentum is a blog that captures and reflects the moment we find ourselves in, one where rampant anti-Black racism is leading to violence, trauma, protest, reflection, sorrow, and more. Momentum doesn’t look away when the news cycle shifts.

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Jada Gomez

Jada Gomez

Senior Platform Editor at Medium. Girl with the long last name from the Empire State. NYU Alum. Runner. Puppy Mommy. Smiler.

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