Senegal's Fashion Victims

To see the effects of racism based on skin color most clearly, one should go to the developing world. In richer countries people are increasingly comfortable, and successful, regardless of their natural skin color, but in many African countries like Senegal, trying to change one's skin color is still seen as a way to get ahead. "Some Senegalese women," Emilie, a student at Dakar University, told ABC News, "are trying to look like the white girls they see on television." From ads on highway...Full Story
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