Community Health, Youth Voices
Colorism is the discrimination of people or an individual based on the darker shade of their skin. It’s not exactly the same as racism; people of the same race can be prejudice towards their darker peers. Favoritism toward those with lighter complexion works on an international level. “Back then, my elders would tell my siblings and cousins about how we should date people with lighter or fairer skin colors, so our children would have lighter skin and better prosper in the world.” Read the whole story about how artists and communities are raising awareness about colorism, on Voicewaves.