It’s The Perfect Time For the presssing issue of Colorism To Be Placed To Sleep

It’s The Perfect Time For the presssing issue of Colorism To Be Placed To Sleep

We are black colored. Period.

09, 2018 at 6:10 pm february

Singer/Actor Tyrese Gibson announced their wedding final Valentine’s Day. The focus was not on the fact that the self-appointed advice columnist found love and happiness, the focus was on the hashtag the singer used to describe his racially ambiguous wife while what should have been a joyous announcement was plastered all over social media. The hashtag heard ‘round the world had been “#MyblackQueen.” Now, i’m maybe not likely to imagine to understand just what Mrs. Gibson’s background that is racial nor am we likely to pretend to care, nevertheless the the truth is that this statement stabbed at a festering wound within the black colored community that declines to close.

I remember reading a write-up within the Washington Post entitled, “I’m an Ebony Woman Who does not Date Black guys. Often, I feel Guilty About That.” The author speaks about the trauma inflicted on her as a youth and dealing with issues of colorism and self-hate in the article. Continue reading “It’s The Perfect Time For the presssing issue of Colorism To Be Placed To Sleep”