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Black buck
Black buck
by Mateo Akaripour
Twenty-two-year-old Darren lives in Bedford-Stuyvesant with him mother, who wants him to live up to his potential as the valedictorian of Bronx Science. Darren is content working at a Starbucks in Midtown Manhattan, hanging out with his girlfriend and eating his mother's home-cooked meals. An encounter with Rhett Daniels, the CEO of NYC's hottest tech startup, results in an invitation for Darren to join an elite sales team. Darren, the only black person in the company, reimagines himself as "Buck," a ruthless salesman unrecognizable to his friends and family. When things turn tragic at home and Buck has hit rock bottom, he begins to hatch a plan to help young people of color infiltrate America's sales force
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