Light Is Light, But It Ain’t White: Colorism Lessons From the Meghan Markle Interview

British treatment of Markle points to colorism’s pervasiveness and the unfamiliarity some lighter-skinned Black women have with its sting

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 on March 09, 2020 in London, England. Photo: Samir Hussein/WireImage/Getty Images

After Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey, handfuls of Black women immediately…