Light skinned Blacks who do not acknowledge it are doing what racists White people do when they claim that we are all treated the same, that racism no longer exists or that they don’t see color. Dark skinned blacks not only have to deal with racism but intraracism.
You are pretty much disregarding your darker brother and sisters experience. There are structures within the Black community itself that have historically worked to benefit people of a lighter hue. Some of America’s oldest historic Black organizations participated in colorism. But please remember, the NAACP was not the only one.
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Frisby asked 79 female college students — 45 white women and 34 black women ages 18 to 28 — to evaluate the photographs, which they thought were for an upcoming ad campaign.
Just like the first time, it was full of smart, pretty, successful women in their thirties and forties and men of similar ages with manual labor jobs (and a few running their own manual labor businesses) but no men of equivalent professional or educational status except for one doctor.
Why he was there, I do not know, as he made it clear that he was not really looking to date anyone.
Light skin privilege is real, and I have studies to prove it.