Discrimination In African-American Culture

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An interesting fact that I learned from the class discussion today as we talk about race, color, and ethnicity we slowly started to realize the relationship they play with power and privilege. Often, individuals associated the fact that light pigmentation is associated with power and power causes a covert form of oppression between and insides races. In the African-American community, discrimination occurs between lighter tones and darker tones because lighter tones are associated with power and more accepted to the world. In addition, they are also considered to be more attractive because their pigmentation is a lighter color. This is also portrayed in movies, for example, dream girls where the lead dark skin singer was replaced with her lighter