Subtle And Not-So-Subtle Ways Parents Cultivate Anti-Blackness And Self-Hate In Children

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Making disparaging comments about other Black people’s complexions

Speaking of internalized oppression, it is also important for parents to mindful of what they say about other people because children are like sponges. Making negative comments about another Black person based on their complexion will only serve to perpetuate colorist ideas within children.

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