Talk Africa (Glimpse of Africa): Color of our Hearts
Do you feel Africans care about skin color?
Do you think there is a negative association with being darkness?
If so, why?
Have you ever been told to stay out of the sun?
Have you ever been told to marry someone of lighter complexion?
Where does this desire for lightness come from?
Did we inherit these concerns from somewhere else?
What part does colonialism have to play in the skin politics conversation?
Where does hair fall in the skin politics debate?
Is the issue of skin color worse now, or better in the wake of the natural hair movement?
What can we do to counter the impact of light vs. dark skin debate?
Where do our positive influences on skin politics come from?
How can we heal this divide, if there is one?