Colourism – “………do you scrub your skin properly?”

……Or Shade-ism, as it’s also known by, is discrimination based on one’s skin tone. This particular type of discrimination tends to be more intraracial (within a race) and not interracial (between different races).

My first thought when I began my research into this, was that Colourism was an issue among just the black race. However, I have now come to know that it actually exists among the Asian race as well.

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