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Skin deep : how race and complexion matter in the "color-blind" era

  title={Skin deep : how race and complexion matter in the "color-blind" era},
  author={C. Herring and V. Keith and H. D. Horton},
  • C. Herring, V. Keith, H. D. Horton
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology
  • Shattering the myth of the color-blind society, the essays in "Skin Deep" examine skin tone stratification in America, which affects relations not only among different races and ethnic groups but also among members of individual ethnicities. Written by some of the nation's leading thinkers on race and colorism, these essays ask whether skin tone differentiation is imposed upon communities of color from the outside or is an internally-driven process aided and abetted by community members… CONTINUE READING
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