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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
Produced by: http://www.kornhaberbrown.com
Episode Written By: Gabe Gonzalez (https://twitter.com/gaybonez)
Directed by: Andrew Kornhaber
Make Up By: Delina Medhin (www.instagram.com/delinamedhin)
GFX By: Matthew Rainkin & Sarah Van Hoove
Editing By: Linda Huang

Want to challenge your own bias? Take the quiz: http://www.lookdifferent.org/what-can-i-do/implicit-association-test.

Sources
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discrimination_based_on_skin_color
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/07/10/mestizo-and-mulatto-mixed-race-identities-unique-to-hispanics/
https://californiahistoricalsociety.blogspot.ca/2017/02/early-los-angelesan-afro-latino-town.html?m=0
http://time.com/4512430/colorism-in-america/
https://psmag.com/social-justice/lighter-skinned-blacks-hispanics-viewed-as-more-intelligent
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passing_(rhttp://etd.fcla.edu/UF/UFE0012803/rebollogil_g.pdf
acial_identity)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Puerto_Ricans
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afro-Puerto_Ricans#Current_demographics
http://remezcla.com/features/culture/nayara-justino-carnaval-queen-discrimination/
https://revista.drclas.harvard.edu/book/boricuas-vs-nuyoricans%E2%80%94indeed
https://writingandrhetoric.cah.ucf.edu/stylus/files/kws2/KWS2_Pinkney.pdf

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