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Light Skinned Girls Perpetuate Colorism

Do Light Skinned Girls Perpetuate Colorism?

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Do Light Skinned Girls Perpetuate Colorism? by Veronica Wells of NoSugarNoCream.com Sisterhood is something many Black women strive for. But despite our best efforts, we all fall short from time to time. Sometimes we intentionally choose words we know will cut. Other times the disregard, disrespect is less sinister and due to years of consuming Eurocentric beauty standards, internalized racism,…

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Light Skin Tears: A Youtube Channel for Light-Skin & Bi-Racial Women That’s Stirring the Pot

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By Erickka Sy Savané I’ll be the first to say that when I stumbled across the youtube channel, Light Skin Tears, for light-skin and bi-racial women, I had the same thought as when I first heard of the hair product line ‘Mixed Chicks.’ Like, seriously, ya’ll need to segregate yourselves by calling out the fact that you are mixed? It…

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Is The Natural Vs. Relaxed Hair Debate Perpetuating Intraracial Discrimination?

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By Kanisha Parks After reading all of the responses on Facebook to my article, “From Natural to Relaxed: A Growing Trend?” I realized that when it comes to hair, we truly have many dissenting opinions. Some comments were combative, and it made me wonder why we’re willing to sacrifice decency and respect for one another for something as simple and…

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