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Ajah Hales

Ajah Hales is a writer, small-business owner and social thinker from Cleveland, Ohio. When her mother asked her what she wanted to be when she grew up, Ajah replied: “A dictator.”

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Confessions of an Outsider in Elite Black America

As a scholarship student at a fancy private school, I gained entry to a world few Americans see: rich, privileged and black. I decided I wanted no part of it.