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LIGHT SKIN WOMEN
In the Black Community
By: Brittany Leigh
Sunday, July 21, 13
According to Society
Light skin women :
Relaxed
curly hair
light eyes
easy going
long
hair
Pink lips
Sunday, July 21, 13
According to Society
Ignorant
Kinky curly hair
Dark eyes
Ugly
Lazy Oversized lips
Dark skin
Woman:
Sunday, July 21, 13
Sunday, July 21, 13
Sunday, July 21, 13
Being
Accepted
Sunday, July 21, 13
The Brown Paper Bag
Test
Sunday, July 21, 13
Light skin=Approved
It was done in Sororities, Fratern
and Night Clubs
It was done
in the
1970’s-early
2000’s
Dark Skin= N...
The
Bleaching
Syndrome
Sunday, July 21, 13
Potent
steroid
Two types
of creams:
A syndrome of damaging
pigmentation
Strong
Hydroquinone
preparation
or
Mostly
on large...
Being
Privileged
Sunday, July 21, 13
Black Men wanting Light skin over Dark
skin perception
Sunday, July 21, 13
Hair texture
Better attitudes
Look good
Confidence
How they carry themselves
Sunday, July 21, 13
How Black men not wanting dark
skin women perception
Hair texture
How they carry
themselves
Rowdiness
Ghettoness
Sunday, J...
Having more
Opportunities
Sunday, July 21, 13
Getting More Jobs
Halle Berry
Played in Monster’s Ball
Won Best Actress
Light skin woman
Plays in black and white
films
Sun...
Gabrielle Union
Dark skin
Nominated
Think Like a Man
Plays mostly in black films
Sunday, July 21, 13
Teaches our youth segregation
Stops us from growing as people
The hatred between light and dark
Sunday, July 21, 13
Is not the answer.
Changing who we are
and self hatred.
It leads to self destruction
Sunday, July 21, 13
Coming Together as One will bring Positivity
Sunday, July 21, 13
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  1. 1. LIGHT SKIN WOMEN In the Black Community By: Brittany Leigh Sunday, July 21, 13
  2. 2. According to Society Light skin women : Relaxed curly hair light eyes easy going long hair Pink lips Sunday, July 21, 13
  3. 3. According to Society Ignorant Kinky curly hair Dark eyes Ugly Lazy Oversized lips Dark skin Woman: Sunday, July 21, 13
  4. 4. Sunday, July 21, 13
  5. 5. Sunday, July 21, 13
  6. 6. Being Accepted Sunday, July 21, 13
  7. 7. The Brown Paper Bag Test Sunday, July 21, 13
  8. 8. Light skin=Approved It was done in Sororities, Fratern and Night Clubs It was done in the 1970’s-early 2000’s Dark Skin= Not Approved Sunday, July 21, 13
  9. 9. The Bleaching Syndrome Sunday, July 21, 13
  10. 10. Potent steroid Two types of creams: A syndrome of damaging pigmentation Strong Hydroquinone preparation or Mostly on large areas or smaller visible areas that are thin enough Sunday, July 21, 13
  11. 11. Being Privileged Sunday, July 21, 13
  12. 12. Black Men wanting Light skin over Dark skin perception Sunday, July 21, 13
  13. 13. Hair texture Better attitudes Look good Confidence How they carry themselves Sunday, July 21, 13
  14. 14. How Black men not wanting dark skin women perception Hair texture How they carry themselves Rowdiness Ghettoness Sunday, July 21, 13
  15. 15. Having more Opportunities Sunday, July 21, 13
  16. 16. Getting More Jobs Halle Berry Played in Monster’s Ball Won Best Actress Light skin woman Plays in black and white films Sunday, July 21, 13
  17. 17. Gabrielle Union Dark skin Nominated Think Like a Man Plays mostly in black films Sunday, July 21, 13
  18. 18. Teaches our youth segregation Stops us from growing as people The hatred between light and dark Sunday, July 21, 13
  19. 19. Is not the answer. Changing who we are and self hatred. It leads to self destruction Sunday, July 21, 13
  20. 20. Coming Together as One will bring Positivity Sunday, July 21, 13
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