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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, at a public event wearing a green outfit with matching hat.
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…




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Maia Niguel Hoskin, Ph.D.

Maia Niguel Hoskin, Ph.D.

Professor, Forbes Contributor, Race Scholar, Activist, Therapist, Keynote Speaker, Consultant, Wife, Mother, & Addict of Ice Cream &Cheese. www.drmaiahoskin.com

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