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'Dark Girls'

Suna Senman | Posted 04.11.2015 | Books
Suna Senman

The overall tone gives a glow of positivity -- like the sunlight warming a cold place in the shadows. Dark Girls gives us all an opportunity to reflect on our unconscious thoughts, words and actions.

Light-Skinned Black Women On The Pain Of Not Feeling 'Black Enough'

OWN | Posted 01.28.2015 | OWN

In director Bill Duke's much buzzed-about documentary "Light Girls," African-American women share emotional testimonials of what it's like to grow up ...

'Light Girls' Producer Stephanie Frederic On Healing From Colorism

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 01.27.2015 | Black Voices

Even if you have never heard of Stephanie Frederic, chances are you've seen her work. Frederic, a 20-year veteran of the film industry, has made a nam...

The Question Light-Skinned Black Women Say They're Always Asked

OWN | Posted 01.20.2015 | OWN

When personal development coach Nova Browning Rutherford meets someone new, she knows the first thing they are going to say to her. Like many African-...

Light-Skinned Black Women Share The Hurtful Comments They Heard Growing Up

OWN | Posted 01.16.2015 | OWN

"You think you're white." "You're stuck up." "You think you're better than everybody else." African-American women with lighter complexions say th...

On the "A" w/Souleo: New Book Brings 'Dark Girls' Into The Light

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 02.02.2015 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Academy Award winning actress, Lupita Nyong'o proudly graces the cover of the new coffee table book Dark Girls. But the man behind the project, Bill D...

All Hail The Duke: ABFF Brings Out Its Legends

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 10.22.2013 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

The Duke is an unmistakable man of presence. His full name is William Henry "Bill" Duke. He is not only a film actor but a director with an extraordinary history and with an even more unbelievable past. No one could dream up a life like his in their dreams, so it must be a true story.

WATCH: 'A Dedication To Trayvon Martin'

Posted 07.26.2013 | Black Voices

As controversy surrounding the acquittal of George Zimmerman continues to make headlines throughout the county, various public figures are also contin...