Join us for one of an ongoing conversation on colorism--the light skin elephant in the room; seldom talked about but no less visible when we walk down there street, turn on the television, roll over next to your partner in bed, scroll IG, go to the racial justice workshop or slide to the function.
Highly Recommended Reading:
My Face is Black Is True: Callie House and the Struggle for Ex-Slave Reparations by Mary Frances Berry
Highly Recommended Viewing:
Eight Black Women Discuss the Politics of Skin Tone
The Inventor--Story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos
Edit: I mentioned that Elizabeth Warren is offering 50 million toward HBCUs as part of her reparations support--the correct (heretofore imaginary) number is 50 billion, still a pittance in comparison to most contemporary calculations that put the number somewhere in the trillions like in this article: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/40-acres-and-a-mule-reparations-in-2019-190018747.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=fb&utm_content=bufferf8266&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer&fbclid=IwAR1zHBtViUGJdRRfqsPxqqQV5stJ0ArD4dMAAdqgPAPfCF-Me4wQDvCxdiI
Music by Benjamin Earl Turner ("Apathy Happy")