Ever called someone blacky, dudu Osun, too cute to be black? burnt offering, Yellow fever, yellow paw paw, oyinbo pepper? As Nigerians, at some point in our lives, we’ve made such derogatory and discriminatory statements about our skin tone or someone else’s.
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What impact do these statements have on the individuals concerned?
In this episode on the Bearing, we look at society’s attitude towards light and dark skin tone and its booming effect on the bleaching cream industry.
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