While Black (Red Light, Blue Light, E's and R's)

Boonie Mayfield

"While Black" is a song based on a few of Boonie Mayfield's personal experiences with racism. The 2-part piece takes listeners through a night and day’s journey with Boonie as he gets racially profiled by police, deals with stereotypes in the dating world and faces the ugly side of interacting on social media. Boonie Mayfield shares some of the scenarios he's personally gone through as a Black man on a regular day; constantly being reminded how the color of your skin often affects the way you’re viewed and treated.

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