Classify People As Their Race, Not Skin Tone (Light-Skinned vs. Dark-Skinned Debunked)

12 02 2016

More clarity from ACBN writers!

originallady

There is no such thing as “light-skinned” or “dark-skinned”.  Often times self-loathing American Negros ask Me silly questions involving the terms “light-skinned” or “dark-skinned”.  I respond telling them “Non-existent”.

For example~~~~~~~~~~~
Them: Hey Original Lady.  What do you think about light-skinned people?  Do you think they’re stuck up and think they’re better than dark-skinned people?
Me: There is no such thing as “light-skinned” or “dark-skinned”, only race.
Them: Whatchu mean by that?
Me: I classify individuals as their race, not as their skin tone.
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Then I show them this chart….

george lopez George Lopez-A Mestizo, Not “Dark-Skinned”

lucy liu Lucy Liu, An Oriental-Not “Light-Skinned”

lupita nyongo Lupita N’yongo-A Black Woman, Not “Dark-Skinned”

Now many people will look at this confused and ask “Well Lady Original, what is this supposed to mean?”

In this world, you are either Black, or you’re non-Black; which means Mulatto, White, Asian, Aborigine, Arab, Mestizo, Taino, Pacific islander, or Native American.
There is no…

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