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Black Men and the Stain of Colorism

Joshua Adams says brothers need to spend more time examining the color complex
By Joshua Adams

When I was a sophomore in college, watching The Boondocks with friends was a weekly ritual. After enjoying the satirical brilliance of Aaron McGruder, some would stay a longer to talk about a plethora of stuff: girls (mostly), sports, school, politics, etc. One particular Sunday night, my friend mentioned how much he missed Dave Chappelle. Someone yelled out, “Darknessss!” and someone else brought…

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