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  • 1. LIGHT SKIN WOMEN In the Black Community By: Brittany Leigh Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 2. According to Society Light skin women : Relaxed curly hair light eyes easy going long hair Pink lips Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 3. According to Society Ignorant Kinky curly hair Dark eyes Ugly Lazy Oversized lips Dark skin Woman: Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 4. Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 5. Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 6. Being Accepted Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 7. The Brown Paper Bag Test Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 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. The Bleaching Syndrome Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 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. Being Privileged Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 12. Black Men wanting Light skin over Dark skin perception Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 13. Hair texture Better attitudes Look good Confidence How they carry themselves Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 14. How Black men not wanting dark skin women perception Hair texture How they carry themselves Rowdiness Ghettoness Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 15. Having more Opportunities Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 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. Gabrielle Union Dark skin Nominated Think Like a Man Plays mostly in black films Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 18. Teaches our youth segregation Stops us from growing as people The hatred between light and dark Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 19. Is not the answer. Changing who we are and self hatred. It leads to self destruction Sunday, July 21, 13
  • 20. Coming Together as One will bring Positivity Sunday, July 21, 13