Going ‘Back to Black:’ Have We Finally Reached An Understanding?

Going ‘Back to Black:’ Have We Finally Reached An Understanding?

by Zahara Hill

The beauty of melanin has been needlessly debated within and outside of Black communities for centuries. While the mentality that “light skin is the right skin” has heavily... Read More

skin bleaching

Beauty and the Bleach: This Issue is More than Skin Deep

by Yaba Blay

Over the past few years, social media has been abuzz with discussions of skin bleaching. In recent weeks, we’ve lamented Lil Kim’s ghostly shadow... Read More

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Complexion Cops

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Complexion Cops

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear Complexion Cops: While I understand that Michael Jackson going from little Black prince to Prince’s second cousin in the 1980s, to Elizabeth Taylor’s... Read More