hav…e and writing about non-white people, you may as well be a foreigner writing about another country. You have a responsibility to put more effort into your writing, not less. You can’t just watch The Wire on HBO and copy-paste slang from there.
I actually found this book that I keep on hand as reference! I thought I’d share.
How to Write Black Characters: An Incomplete Guide (Incomplete Guides Book 1) by Salt and Sage Books.