#003 –¬†Chocolate or Vanilla

This week we hear from Derick Ebert, Baltimore’s youth poet laureate: a talented, outspoken, young hopeful, who holds tight to his black identity. He tells us about how others sometimes wanted to make the choice of chocolate or vanilla for him.

Below are the links I mentioned in the podcast. If I’ve forgotten anything, please let me know! There’s SO much to say on these topics. I’ll definitely be convering this issues in depth in future episodes, but the links below have some really great information! Dark Girls is an especially moving documentary. Check it out!

Check out the movie Dark Girls, to learn about how colorism affects black women.

An in-depth article about the Paper Bag Test

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