“I remember playing ‘kiss chase’ at school, and never getting kissed, I just thought I was a really fast runner…but then I noticed that all my mixed-race and light-skinned friends always seemed to get caught...no matter how fast they ran. I didn’t even really know how to articulate feeling inferior back then, but now it’s 2018 and there’s a word for why it seems lighter-skinned women are the pick in the playground, music, film and entertainment – Colourism. It’s cool though because now we have #blackgirlmagic right….?” ~ Anonymous Millennial
Beauty bloggers, Breeny Lee, Lavinya Royes, Adella Afadi and Daisy Boateng kick off Season 2 with a heart-to-heart on Colourism. 2018 is the year the Twitter trolls tracked down all the colourists, bringing to the fore what dark-skinned women won’t tolerate anymore. We talk tweets, everyday examples of colourism, ‘preference’, the beauty standard according to men, why #blackgirlmagic’s legacy is our responsibility and how we uphold our beauty from society’s narrative with what the word of God has to say.
We’re baaaaaaaack! Listen in