colorism

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...

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....