Dark Girls: New Documentary From Producer Bill Duke Tackles Colorism In The Black Community
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We often talk about racism and bigotry toward African-Americans in this country, but there is an ism within our communities that we could shy — we shy away from, and that’s colorism. For as long as we’ve lived in this country, there has been a separation — conscious or unconscious — between light-skinned and dark-skinned African-Americans. “Dark Girls” is a powerful documentary on this issue. And before we talk to producer Bill Duke, here’s a short preview showing just how early this prejudice begins.