colorism

Woman From Lance Gross’ Infamous Colorism Holiday Photo Speaks Out

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Over the holiday, a couples photo of Lance Gross, his wife Rebecca and their friends went viral, sparking a widespread debate on colorism. In the photo, Lance and Rebecca sit with three other couples whose mates were light-skinned or non-Black women. Off in the corner,...

‘Colorism Activist’ Plans To Launch Magazine That Will Only Feature Dark Skin Women

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A self-proclaimed Colorism Activist who posts online under the moniker “Chrissie” is planning on launching a magazine featuring only dark-skinned women. Chrissie started a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for the project ‘Divine Dark Skin’ and is currently at $1350 of her $15,000 goal. From...

Sofia Richie (Lionel Richie’s Daughter) Claims She is Black, But is She Really?

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WOW THANK YOU SO MUCH @complex FOR AN AMAZING COVER. Dream team @sashasamsonova @monicarosestyle @thescottycunha @patrickta A photo posted by Sofia Richie (@sofiarichie) on Dec 5, 2016 at 10:37am PST Sofia Richie got real about race in an interview with Complex, where she explained that...

Kimora Lee Simmons And Djimon Hounsou’s Son Said He Wished He Was Light-Skinned For The Saddest Reason

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For those who still question whether representation matters and why it does, Djimon Hounsou has an answer. As ecstatic as we are over Ri Ri Williams and what it’ll mean for little black girls to have a black female superhero they can look up to, black...

Will You Buy Your Daughter Barbie Dolls? Viola Davis Won’t

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Almost every little girl has fond memories of playing with Barbie dolls up until the point she realized Barbie doesn’t quite look like her, or any other woman she knows. For some girls that realization simply meant it was time to put away childish things, for...

Dominican TV Host Wears Blackface to Imitate Dominican Artist Amara La Negra

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The photo above is a picture of famed Dominican model and actress, Amara La Negra. Recently one of La Negra’s fellow Dominicans decided it would be cute to imitate her with blackface. #Repost @sehablaespanol7 ・・・ @geishamontes imitando a Amara La Negra @amaralanegraaln ¿Que les parecio? #GeishaAmara...