“She’s pretty for a dark-skin girl” is an unfortunate saying that many Black women have heard at some point in their lifetime.
The idea of colorism doesn’t stop with Black women.
Income wages and ‘light privilege’According to research on skin color and wages, hourly pay can vary greatly among African Americans as skin tone lightens.
For people of color battling their own insecurities and biases with colorism, Adawe suggests pouring into safe spaces that allow them to freely disclose their experiences.
How people of color can overcome their own insecurities and biases originally appeared on goodmorningamerica.com