Black people often experience discrimination based on their appearance. One might assume that the same judgments apply to all Black people across the board, but colorism creates a divide between Black people with lighter and darker skin. In the latest episode of Rhetorically Black, Black people get honest about light-skin privilege.
“I am here to tell you that light-skin privilege does exist,” Tanee The T.O. says. Brooklyn Chance shares her disdain with being seeing as less black amongst her black peers ” Oh but you not even not black though you light skin”
Click play to hear more of what each person has to say about colorism in the Black community.