Please just skim over this article…I’m not sure what was more shocking, the research or the things that were being said about Black Women

behardy:

http://www.racismreview.com/blog/2011/05/27/racist-science-an-evolutionary-psychologist-on-black-women/

(from the article)
“For example, one respondent in his 20s stated the following about black women and the standard of beauty:
There are some black women who are attractive. And they aren’t full black. The only black women I find attractive are a mix of black and [E]uropean, black and [L]atino, or black and [A]sian. They end up with the tan complexion, and hair that doesn’t look frizzled or like a brillo pad.
Similarly, another respondent in his 50s stated the following about black women and attractiveness:
I think black women’s features are too extreme; they are too dark, and they usually are much too large for my tastes. The black women I have know[n] are very aggressive and have terrible attitudes…The only black women I have found even marginally attractive are smaller, lighter-skinned black women with nice rear ends. ala Beyonce.
Another respondent, an older working-class male, articulated one of the most racialized and gendered social constructions of black women, when he stated:
“I tend to read African features as somewhat masculine. The ‘blacker’ the person, the less femininity I tend to see.”

*this is the reason why colorism still exist !!!!!!

0_o

*sighs*


Posted on January 12th at 10:03 AM
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    0_o *sighs*
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