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Our Emojis Need to Represent Everyone

A more diverse approving body and a more transparent and inclusive approval process could lead to emojis that better reflect society as it is

Illustration: Eva Cremers

WWriter and advocate Rhianna Jones was in the midst of emailing some friends one night — signing her message with her usual “insert Afro emoji here” — when she had an…

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Rina Diane Caballar

Rina Diane Caballar

Filipina. Freelance writer. Chocoholic. Words @ The Boston Globe, The Atlantic, BBC Travel, and more.

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