Colorism

The Color Fetish | The New Yorker

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Of constant fascination for me are the ways in which literature employs skin color to reveal character or drive narrative—especially if the fictional main character is white (which is almost always the case). Whether it is the horror of one drop of the mystical “black” blood, or signs of innate white superiority, or of deranged and excessive sexual power, the […]
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‘I’m either too black or not black enough’: One teenager’s experience | BBC News

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Aries Brown, BBC News Illustration by Debie Loizou. [Reuters], Featured Image article was written by Aries Brown, an 18-year-old African-American student at an international school in eastern Europe. It was originally written for her school newspaper, and has been reprinted with her permission, and that of her school. Coming here for my senior year has been quite an experience. The […]
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