colorism

People Question Kendrick Lamar’s Fiancee’s ‘Blackness’ After Engagement Announcement

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Last week, Kendrick Lamar announced his engagement to long-time girlfriend Whitney Alford. Even though he received tons of ‘congratulatory’ remarks, once the dust settled, people have a few things on their minds. And once again, the subject of colorism came up. How could someone so...

Empire’s Grace Gealey Says She Wasn’t Aware She Was Light-Skinned Until She Came To America

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Grace Gealey, better known as ‘Anika’ on Empire or Boo-Boo Kitty, says she received a life lesson once she left the Cayman Islands for the United States when she was 18-years-old. In an interview with Details, Gealey said before she left home, she never realized...

Tatyana Ali Felt Singled Out For Having ‘Good Hair’ As a Kid

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In an interview with VladTV, Tatyana Ali opened up about people’s obsession with the her hair. “When I was younger it was something that set me apart, and not necessarily in a good way,” the actress said. Ali, whose mother is Panamanian and father is Trinidadian,...

Lighter Skin & Blond Hair, Neymar, Brazil’s Soccer Superstar Has Transformed Over The Years

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Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar has built a name for himself when it comes to his soccer talent. But recently, many people have noticed that he’s evolved into a totally different person physically. Many have speculated that Neymar has undergone skin lightening, as well as relaxing...