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View Diary: Why? CNN and NPR Present a Potpourri of Tragic Mulattoes Before a National Audience (285 comments)

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  •  I wanted to watch (4+ / 0-)

    but couldn't because other family members had the remote and Soledad O'Brien was not on their radar.

    But I thought she told Tom Joyner that she dealt with a brown girls who wanted to be lighter. I wanted to know more about them, because they look like me. I don't think I wanted to be lighter. I just wanted acceptance for who I was.

    •  I think (0+ / 0-)

      she did interview someone who fit that description. But, (and it's not just this one documentary that is guilty of it) the reality of what colorism is and historically has been (for the most part) has been turned upside down. Look at this promotional; photo for the show:

      http://ow.ly/...

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