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The issue with praising light-skinned women

With light comes shade.

Dani Leigh found herself in the hotseat when her song “Yellow Bone” began circulating on social media a few days ago. In this song, the line “Yellow bone that’s what he wants” is heard repeatedly, which led many to accuse Leigh, herself a fair-skinned woman, of colorism. Seeing this widespread disapproval, the singer responded on social media, saying:

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