Monday, July 23, 2018

Tag: colorism

Fans Light Up Kevin Hart Over Resurfaced...

An eight-year-old tweet Kevin Hart posted has returned to bite him after Black Twitter users took issue with his colorism joke. Months ahead of his hit...

Yara Shahidi Acknowledges Colorism But Maintains She’s...

Nearly a month after disengaging with fans who challenged her over the colorism on "Grown-ish," Yara Shahidi is addressing the issue head-on. The actress was...

Mathew Knowles Clarifies Colorism Comments and the...

Mathew Knowles made headlines earlier this year when his remarks about how colorism influenced his dating life took the spotlight away from his true...

Mathew Knowles Weighs In On Colorism Remarks

Mathew Knowles' recent headline-grabbing comments on colorism have detracted from the message of his new book, the famous manager said. Knowles recently remarked on how...

Amanda Seales Exercises Caution Before Answering If...

https://youtu.be/j8nb5LghLMY?t=42m17s Since the interview debate between Charlamagne Da God and Amara La Negra, there has been a huge discussion around colorism amongst Afro-Latinos. The caste...

Mathew Knowles Says Colorism Made Him Initially...

Mathew Knowles says the lessons ingrained in him about colorism made him go for white women as a young man and at the time,...

Brazil’s Ongoing Race Problem: Recent Study Uncovers...

“The most shocking story I heard was told by a young woman, a university student who came to see me… she was phenotypically ‘Black’...

Kodak Black Is Okay with Dating Black...

https://youtu.be/NJQ3rFuc5Ak?t=2m33s Kodak Black cleared up his comment about not liking Black women, but his initial statement had many saying they were never checking for him...

Racist Acts Can Get You Jailed In...

Brazilian funk singer Ludmilla has been the target of numerous racist remarks since she first broke onto the music scene in 2012 with the YouTube hit "Fala Mal...

Snoop Dogg’s Daughter Reveals What Caused Her...

  After going viral for speaking out about her struggles with her skin color, rapper Snoop Dogg's daughter Cori Broadus appeared on "The T.D. Jakes...

Makeup Artist Points Out Devastating Reason Why...

A South African rapper has become the new face of a skin-bleaching product that aims to lighten dark-skinned people so they can ostensibly move...

Smoochr Site for Black Singles Accused of Promoting...

A Black dating website has stirred controversy for its reliance on superficial filters for finding a potential suitor. Smoochr has been around at least since...

Colorism and Racism Inspired These Two Women...

In six months time, Tori Elizabeth and Victory Jones founded The 'Colored' Girl Inc., a campaign celebrating Black women's skin tones and features. The...

Black Woman Disowns Mother Because She is...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OvIZoF8ebU   On a May episode of Justice with Judge Mablean, a light-skinned Black woman says her dark-skinned mother made her life a nightmare. The 25-year-old Sandra...

Genetic Research Further Proves Whites May Have...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRDwEvtdQoU For decades scientists have theorized that all humans came from Africa. Until recently, there was no genetic research done to provide evidence that whites...

Blackness Around the Globe: Dark-Skinned Dalits Fight...

There are efforts in India to fight colorism, that nation’s historical system of discrimination against dark-skinned people. In Southern India, a woman is taking a...

‘Nina’ Distributor Says Film’s Casting Controversy Shows...

Robert L. Johnson, distributor for the upcoming Nina Simone biopic, believes the controversy surrounding actress Zoe Saldana reflects an interracial "pathology" established by slave owners...

Recent Blackface Ad Campaigns in Thailand Reinforce...

According to the Associated Press, a Thai cosmetics company quickly pulled a video in which an actress wears blackface and promotes a skin-whitener with...

Lupita Nyong’o Opens Up About Past Experience...

Lupita Nyong’o’s rapid ascension into fame has been told to the point of mystification: while still attending the Yale School of Drama, she was...

Actor Harold Perrineau Defends Daughter Against Colorism...

Jem and the Holograms actress Aurora Perrineau has come under attack for being considered by most fans to be too light skinned to be the...