Must See: ‘Dark Girls’ (Documentary Preview)

Published: Monday 23rd Apr 2012 by TGJ


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?

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  1. aishaaguilerakeys April 23, 2012

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

  2. Chaperel April 23, 2012

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

  3. Carl April 24, 2012

    ^ So true

  4. Say Whaaaaat! April 27, 2012

    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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