Sigh…black lit is filled with “high yellow” bias for as far back as I’ve read, and meantime white…
Sherry Kappel
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Sherry Kappel The whole thing, so weird. My family is from Guyana, so I grew up in the bosom of the West Indian community, which was super insulated back in the day. My family goes from one drop to what tribe are you from (pre skin bleaching) so that makes it super easy for me to look at myself clearly and also to just accept people who don’t look like me. It’s also really really hard to take colorism seriously because, high yellow is my auntie and she’s kind cray anyway.

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