C’mon son! How do we look still pitting each other against the other JUST LIKE Willie Lynch said?
Colorism is the internal racism that exists within colonized cultures. Light skin or fairer toned brown individuals were literally pitted against each other by their colonizers to keep internal strife and distrust the means of control that kept each group behaving in a manner that the master preferred.
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Why do we continue to stratify our community by skin tones? Is popular culture dictating who we choose as a mate? Why have we bought into the notions that any particular tone is more preferred when we ALL come from the same bloodline (receive that however you’d like)?
Wale and Chrisette Michelle created this song to bring the issue to the forefront.