colorism

9.30.19

Skin-Bleaching Products Are Unsafe and Racist

Skin-lightening cosmetics are in the spotlight once again after a California woman's hospitalization.

8.27.19

Hollywood Is Failing Miserably at Latinx Representation, Study Shows

A report by USC's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative found a severe lack of Latinx characters and actors in film.

11.30.18

It's Time to Reckon with the Harmful Impact of Skin-Whitening Products

VICE's Taylor Hosking calls for less secrecy and denial around bleaching products.

7.19.18

Why Do People Drastically Change Their Skin Color?

The complicated psychology of why some people obsessively tan and why others use bleaching products to lighten their skin.

4.10.18

This Rapper Is On a Mission to Empower Filipino Women

In her debut album "Circa91," Ruby Ibarra addresses colorism and prejudice within the Filipino-American community and arms Pinoys with the knowledge to fight injustice.

12.8.16

​Read the First Story from Kathleen Collins's Brilliant 'Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?'

The nearly lost collection of stories by the celebrated filmmaker Kathleen Collins is really, really good.

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5.9.16

What It's Like to Be Discriminated Against by People of Your Own Race

We talked to people about battling light-skinned and dark-skinned stereotypes.