Colorism/ Intro-racial: The Race Wars within the African Community

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Sasha Pratt
Class: Imagery and Culture
Midterm: Final Project Proposal

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Colorism, has played a big role with in the overall social mark up of cultures in society as whole, and has created many caste systems that delegate whether one can succeed based on the color of their skin. It has be noted and critiqued on by many scholars that the normalcy of acceptance and rewarding those of a lighter complexion has been around for age’s, and has become a prevalent fixture which is broadcasted throughout all public forums of why it’s better to be of a certain color.

Furthermore, the problem that has ascended can been seen through the communities that have longed dealt with such social mindset and prejudices. A rift created amongst those that are general view as or considered themselves apart of a certain culture and ethnic group. Slowly the rift that divide groups increases with…

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