Colorism Debate: Watch How Black Women Respond To The Words “Skin Tone”

Colorism posed the words “skin tone” to several black women to see what feelings those words conjured up. 

It’s no surprise colorism became the main topic of conversation by all of the women featured in the video.  Watch their reactions below.

What do you think of when you hear the words “skin tone?”

Abi Ishola
Abi Ishola


Abi Ishola is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Beyond Classically Beautiful, the acclaimed photo series turned multimedia platform. On any given day, you can find her tucked away in a perfectly lit Brooklyn coffee shop working for several hours. Then she dashes off to pick up her daughter from daycare. Abi is also a TV Producer, a proud FIT Alum, Nigerian-American, and a soul searcher.

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