Embodied Blackness: Colorism Part 2

podcast October 22, 2020

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In this episode, Ekemini, Michelle, and Christina discuss Charlottesville and conclude the colorism series with a look at the global, historical and sociological impact of colorism on the diaspora. Pull up a chair and grab some tissues for this heart-wrenching episode.

Articles referenced in this show:
SKIN COLOR DIFFERENCES IN STRATIFICATION OUTCOMES: Colorism Over Time and Across Race by Eona Harrison
Colorism as Racism: Garvey, Du Bois and the Other Color Line by Ibram X. Kendi
Skin Lightening: The Beauty Industry’s Ugly Billion-dollar Secret by Lester Davids

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Christina Edmondson (
Ekemini Uwan (
Joshua Heath (
Executive Producer:
Beau York (
Special Thanks To:
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