Colorism in the Latinx Community! Ft. Lee Chin | Decoded | MTV

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When we think about people being judged exclusively by the color of their skin, we think “Racism.” But why would black people in Brazil get upset about a black woman winning a beauty contest? Well that’s called colorism and it’s actually pretty common in Latin America and the Latinx community in America. How so? Watch the episode to find out.

Special Thanks to Lee Chin!
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Hosted by: Franchesca "Chescaleigh" Ramsey
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Episode Written By: Gabe Gonzalez (
Directed by: Andrew Kornhaber
Make Up By: Delina Medhin (
GFX By: Matthew Rainkin & Sarah Van Hoove
Editing By: Linda Huang

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