Program Title

If You're Light, You're Alright: The Polotics fo Race and Colorism Among African-American Women

Presenter Information

Jasmine Herbert

Location

Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center

Program Abstract/Summary

This presentation gives an overview of some of the key theories written on the topics of race, colorism, and the identity of the African-American woman. The presentation will focus on the complexities of these theories and how African-American women make sense of race and colorism within their own lives.

 

If You're Light, You're Alright: The Polotics fo Race and Colorism Among African-American Women

Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center

This presentation gives an overview of some of the key theories written on the topics of race, colorism, and the identity of the African-American woman. The presentation will focus on the complexities of these theories and how African-American women make sense of race and colorism within their own lives.