Colorism Quotes

Why compile a list of colorism quotes? The official answer is that a collection of quotations helps fulfill the CH mission to raise awareness and provide a hub of information and resources about colorism. Other equally valid and true reasons: People like quotes! Because sometimes I just don’t know what to write. Sometimes I get tired of my own voice and just want to soak up what others have said. Sometimes I feel like people aren’t hearing me, but they might be able to hear someone else. Full disclosure: This is by no means a comprehensive survey. I selected quotations that I tend to agree with and that are by people (much) more famous than me.… Read More

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Girl Talk Snippet

Janet: I feel restored. I feel like I’ve been healed. I’ve been walking around with burdens and open wounds all my life and trying to run from my problems. But I’m here. I’m not all that I want to be, I’m getting there. Michaela: Your restoration and your healing is going to touch so many people. What was the most awesome moment for you in making the film, and also what was one of the most challenging things? Janet: The most awesome thing is admitting that I’m hurting, that I’m in need. . . .

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Girl Talk Full Episode

I watched the short documentary that aired before this discussion, and Janet’s story reminded me a lot of my own, especially the collages. It’s encouraging to see how Janet is growing and healing! I wish the same for all black girls struggling with issues of self-worth, self-image, and identity.

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