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What Really Happens When You're a Light-Skinned Latino
Racial justice advocate
Once I became versed in privilege and oppression in college, my pride was heightened. Seeing myself as the poster child of oppression, I was eager to share my story and was provided with plenty of opportunities to do so.
Study Claims People Remember Educated Black Men As Lighter-Skinned
'I'm Sorry If It Hurt Any Dark-Skinned Girls' Feelings'
Judge Me Not By the Texture of My Hair But By the Content of My Character
Host/Dating Expert of Dates & Mates on iHeart Radio
When I was born with a caramel hue and a head full of dark, wavy hair, my mother proclaimed, "My prayers were answered. You got the long hair like Betty.
A$AP Rocky's Misguided Beauty Advice
"You Look Like President Obama": Reflection on Identity During Black History Month
Writer and Activist
Black History Month may be focused on black folks, but their blackness isn't necessarily their main identity and isn't the sole focus of the month, but yet their leadership, bravery and resilience is that focus.
Harry's "Washington Gaffe"
Political writer and blogger at ChrisWeigant.com
With the exception of one poorly-chosen word, it seems to me to fit the classic definition of a "Washington gaffe" -- accidentally speaking a bald truth, and having to immediately apologize for such unseemliness.
Lessons From Seychelles
Professor, Thinker, Globe Trotter
Although, Seychelles is a natural beauty and a paradise of a sort, it is yet to be explored to its full potential for the growth and benefit of all people.
How 'Boy Meets World' Helped me Dissect Beauty and Colorism
Journalism student at the University of Maryland, College Park
I fell in love with the glamour of two individuals from completely different walks of life blending together on ABC during the 1990s. I related to Angela's shortcomings, her ethnicity and the fact that, like her, I too was often the signature black girl in the room.
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