Tagged “light skinned”

A Dark Girl On Light Girls

Not all brown girls are broken. Not all dark girls are depressed. We’re not all out here threatening light-skinned girls on the schoolyard because we hate some part of ourselves.

We (Black People) Have No Idea What Complexion Any Of Us Are (…And This Bothers Me Very Much)

I've tried already. Twice, actually. I'd try again if I thought something would come of it. But,...

Investigative Report: Do Light-Skinned Rappers Really Have An Advantage?

Despite his status as The Human Itis, I actually don't harbor any dislike for J. Cole. I think h...

Why It’s Wrong, Stupid, And Self-Defeating To Be Mad About Eric Benet’s “Redbone Girl”

Perhaps my favorite aspect of Twitter is how our reactions to it instinctively let us know exact...

Thoughts On The Light-Skinned Beef Heard Round The World, And More…

1. The Increasingly Bizarre Chris Brown (IBCB for short) is becoming a caricature of himself Yo...

The Black People’s Color Spectrum To End All Color Spectrums

***A version of this entry was originally posted three years ago, but an argument I had with a frien...

WLSG.

Problem: Light-Skinned Points. Wait. I see some people wondering what I mean by light-skinned poi...