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Light Skin, Dark Skin Good Hair and Love

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Discussion of the influence of skin color and hair texture on romantic choices amongst African Americans. Why do Black folks continue to promote the caste system of the slave master, which provided preferential treatment to mulattos and quadroons? Why are Black women dying their hair blonde, using bleaching agents on their skin, wearing relaxers and blue and green contact lenses? Let's talk honestly about how skin color, hair texture and racial features impact selection criteria of African Americans, how you feel about yourself, and your perceived value as a romantic partner.

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