Colorism: How skintone shades are viewed and taught

Angela Crawford will host an intergenerational round table discussion on the origins and complexities of "colorism." Where did the idea of bleaching skin or thinking lighter is better come from among the women of the African diaspora? Who or what sets the value system? How can it be overcome? How does it affect the self esteem of young girls?

Where: Community College of Philadelphia at 1700 Spring Garden St., 19130

When: February 6, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

How much: Free


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