In Episode 1 of WWETV 6ix Talks with our host Brooklyn a Toronto female artist Alicia Cinnamon touched upon the colorism issue amongst African descents in North America. She stated how it divides talent and women in the music industry by standards set by European descents on what beauty is. The problem goes beyond the entertainment industry however as in permeates the communities.
I like light-skinned guys because I don’t want no nappy headed ass baby.Random Female in North America
Maybe this young lady is naïve or ignorant or both, but there are plenty of light skin guys who have nappy hair. Not that it should matter anyways as whatever happened to having a man to procreate intelligent babies instead of just superficial looks, but I digress. Someone on twitter wasn’t having it with this statement going viral on social media.
The growing insanity of lace-fronts and wigs is indeed an epidemic in the black community and it stems from the mentality of the young woman illustrated in the video above.