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Colorism is extremely common in a lot of communities of color. “Colorism is the practice of discrimination by which those with lighter skin are treated more favorably than those with darker skin.”(n.a) Colorism is a huge product of racism in the United States, it has been use to uphold superiority within white beauty standards. Colorism is perpetuated in the media, in law, and in everyday lives.
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