While more people of colour are being represented in media, it seems that audiences are mostly seeing those with lighter skin complexions. There was even an incident where Rogers said her teacher once gave her a black crayon to draw herself, instead of a brown one.
Rogers transferred schools because of the bullying.
But she still faces verbal abuse — even from other black students. Latifah Damali, an English spoken-word artist who goes by the name Princess Latifahsaid the idea that lighter skin is more beautiful, especially in the black community, is imprinted on children at a young age.
I want to look like that. But black is beautiful.
Black is good enough. One [skin tone] is not better than the other. One of the main reasons why people see lighter-skinned individuals as more desirable is because those are the kinds of faces they see in media — advertisements, music videos and much more, Princess Latifah said.
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It upset her that people were using these products with the belief that having lighter skin means receiving better treatment by society.
This is the reason that we have problems within our country. She is one of your own [yet] she is treated differently. And just like that, Cordesvville created her Looking for Cordesville skin black girl company — she has over 26, followers on Instagram — where, as CEO, she is spreading a positive message about love and confidence.
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