Does Colorism Matter?

I’m sure the ancestors said yes

Photo by Kayle Kaupanger on Unsplash

“But why does their skin tone matter, he asked. To me if they black, they black.”

The movie, The Harder They Fall, has made it’s way to Netflix and before viewing it, the conversation of colorism made its way to social media. The movie itself is a western but in a way we haven’t experienced much of them. Normally shown as less than, black characters are thrust into…



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