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Colorism and Learning Self Love

In this clip, two Black girls talk about colorism, media representation, and self love. One talks about her friends who grew up thinking something was wrong with them because of what society says, but how they were able to unlearn those harmful ideas.

“I have a bunch of dark skin beautiful Black girls who are friends. They grew up not liking themselves. Because what do they see in media?