Shadeism

 

shadeism.com | This documentary short is an introduction to the issue of shadeism, the discrimination that exists between the lighter-skinned and darker-skinned members of the same community. This documentary short looks specifically at how it affects young womyn within the African, Caribbean, and South Asian diasporas. Through the eyes and words of 5 young womyn and 1 little girl – all females of colour – the film takes us into the thoughts and experiences of each. Overall, ‘Shadeism’ explores where shadeism comes from, how it directly affects us as womyn of colour, and ultimately, begins to explore how we can move forward through dialogue and discussion.

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  1. We’re so glad that we found your blog! You have some very insightful post that we have enjoyed reading. We hosted a dialogue screening of Shadeism in February. We’re continuing the discussion this month on our social network pages. This topic has generated some interesting dialogue.

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