colorism

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...

Light-Skinned Privilege Doesn’t Make You Immune To Discrimination

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No one shade of black has the monopoly on being victimized because of our race.

Woman Explains Why She Went Topless at Kanye West “Multiracial” Model Call

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  One woman caught social media’s attention while protesting at Kanye West’s controversial ‘multi-cultural’ model call held in New York City.   Yeezy Season 4 casting "they want black features not black girls" pic.twitter.com/0QFJfF4hPK — Aquamarine✨ (@ladybreec) September 4, 2016 She goes by the name...

Kanye Only Wants Multiracial Women For His Next Show And Water Is Wet

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pic.twitter.com/o8sB124An3 — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) September 3, 2016 You know how when you finally accept a person for who they are — no matter how lost or screwed up — nothing they do upsets you anymore? That’s pretty much where we are with Kanye West....

Van Jones Explains Michelle Obama Dark Skin & Classically Beautiful Comments

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Van Jones got himself in hot water after commenting about Michelle Obama’s DNC speech Monday night. did van jones just call the First Lady ugly? #DemsinPhilly pic.twitter.com/s40VLrH6w1 — d (@Consensual_Rub) July 26, 2016   Jones spoke about the First Lady growing up in Chicago and...

Just What We Need In 2016, A Dating App That Lets You Choose Matches By Skin Tone And Hair Texture

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The paper bag test lives on in digital form, thanks to a dating app for black people titled Smoochr and, sadly, the creators aren’t the least bit shy or ashamed about their divisive creation. On its homepage, the app boldly invites users to “Discover Black...