Colorism: Light vs. Dark

The Brown Paper Bag Test. Are you familiar with it? It is a discriminatory method that was designed with the mere purpose of segregating African American individuals based solely on their skin complexion. If your skin tone was lighter than the paper bag, it was presumed you were more attractive. If you were darker than the paper bag, you were deemed unattractive. Although the idea of a bag determining what persons are appealing and good-looking is completely absurd, the notion is still present in today’s society. For instance, look at…

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