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...and someone chimed in saying that she was luckier than me for being lighter, and that I could have been lucky if I came out lighter. Colorism is extremely apparent in the media. I grew up feeling that I wasn’t as beautiful because I didn 't adhere to the eurocentric standards of beauty. Now that I am older, I see more representation of people of color in the media, but it is still minimal because they play secondary parts compared to the white counterparts. I agree with all the statements that were claimed within both videos. Being a person of color is hard enough because of we lease represented in multiple platforms but when the discrimination comes from home, it instills within us this negative mentality which in the end, can deeply hurt us. Lastly, my discussion question is, before learning about colorism or shadeism, did you feel good or bad about your skin color?
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