Must See: ‘Dark Girls’ (Documentary Preview)


It goes without saying that issues of hue remain present in the Black diaspora.

Indeed, as highlighted in our Word…Light Skin / Dark Skin Debate’, there exists unwavering controversy surrounding the social and commercial representation of “dark” skin and what it means to be “dark” in the modern.

It’s a debate which forms the focus of new mini-documentary ‘Dark Girls’ – by Bill Duke and D. Berry.

Check out the 10-minute teaser of the insightful feature (due in full later this year) below…

Your thoughts?



  1. April 23, 2012 at 7:21 pm
    aishaaguilerakeys says:

    Well, I’m dark skinned, I love being dark skinned, wouldn’t want to be anything else. That’s all.

  2. April 23, 2012 at 9:35 pm
    Chaperel says:

    if this was about beyonce and jay z and blu ivy it would get like 300 comments

  3. April 24, 2012 at 3:13 pm
    Carl says:

    ^ So true

  4. April 27, 2012 at 1:39 pm
    Say Whaaaaat! says:

    Great Doc…All women suffer for some type of low self esteem. You have to build it up and love yourself …. tell the world to F* off.

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