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Study: Hard Times Can Make People More Racist

Recession Leads to More Racism

A new study shows that tough economic periods make people more prejudiced against those with…

Morris Chestnut

Morris Chestnut on Being Dark-Skinned in Hollywood

Morris Chestnut was on the scene for this year’s Essence Music Festival, hosting a party…

Rachel Jeantel

Rachel Jeantel: Too Big and Dark For Our Sympathy?

Trayvon Martin’s trial might be intriguing, fascinating cultural theater to some. To me, it is…

Dark Girls: OWN Documentary

Tika Sumpter on Dark Girls

One of my favorite childhood memories is of listening to my mother describe the look…

Could First Lady End Hollywood Colorism?

Could Michelle Obama Help End Colorism in Hollywood?

Recently I had the pleasure of moderating a conversation hosted by New York Women in Film…

‘Not Too Dark’ Actors Preferred

When Acura was putting together its casting call for actors to star in their 2012…