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How does colorism affect our community?

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This is a multipart post; I have several follow up questions that will be posted in the upcoming months-

Does colorism within the black community exist more among men when it comes to “dating preferences”? Do women perpetuate colorism among other women heavily?

Does the issue of light vs. dark perpetuate the idea that lighter skin = better?

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Why does it feel like I have to be a completely different person at work?

Is there a fine line between providing support and giving a potential advantage?

How does colorism affect our community?

Why do we complain about price when it comes to supporting black and brown businesses?

Why do women struggle to support other women?

Why aren’t people wearing their face masks?

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