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Amirah Mercer (@amirahmercer) is a writer and editor whose storytelling dives into the beauty and depth of black American culture. Part-journalist, part-sociologist, she is endlessly curious. She has written for VogueVanity Fair, Vice, and more.

She is a freelance copy and research editor. Her clients include GARAGE, Interview, and Document Journal.

In 2018, Amirah launched Other Suns, a platform dedicated to the study of fashion and aesthetics in black culture. She is a graduate of Princeton University and is based in New York City.

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