Black People : 5 Perspectives on Color-ism


Permanent Black Man
May 16, 2002
Bronzeville USA
Staying Alive
Colorism is discrimination against individuals based on their skin tone.
Colorism is thought to only have negative implications for individuals of darker skin tone.
However, lighter-skinned Black people have been victims of colorism as well.
The following short videos give perspectives on Color-ism.

Clips from the upcoming documentary exploring the deep-seated biases and attitudes about skin color-
--particularly dark-skinned women, outside of and within the Black American culture
9 mins

Light-skinned women on not feeling they're Black enough
3 mins Segment

Do light-skinned black women have skin color privilege? The answer is yes!
And while we tend to think about people being judged by the color of their skin, as “Racism”
the truth is the “colorism” exists both inside and outside the black community.
6 mins

THE OTHER RACE is a film about the multiracial experience and growing up stuck
between different races. we interviewed a number of multiracial people who shared their stories with us.
36 mins

The 5th perspective is YOU

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