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Rebranding Blackness: Reversing The Curse of Colorism

Black people have struggled with colorism for a long time.

Actress Deborah Ayorinde (Nathan Johnson Photography)

(Not) Breaking News: Black people have struggled with colorism for a long, long, long time. As a matter of fact, our struggle with colorism predates our identity as ‘Black’ , ‘colored,’ or ‘Negro’ (whether capitalized or not). Colorism emerged when our foremothers started…




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David Saint Vincent

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