"Seeing Color: Colorism and the Black Community"
“If you’re black, stay back;if you’re brown, stick around;
if you’re yellow, you’re mellow;if you’re white, you’re all right.”
Colorism disadvantages dark-skinned people, while privileging those with lighter skin. Research has linked colorism to smaller incomes, lower marriage rates, longer prison terms and fewer job prospects for darker-skinned people.
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