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Actresses Tackle the Debate over Light vs. Dark Skin

Season 2 Episode 235
Aired on 06/23/2013 | CC tv-14
In many parts of the world, people are judged not just by their skin color but also by their skin tone. The devaluing of dark-skinned women, which is discussed in the documentary Dark Girls, is something many African-American actresses must overcome. Watch as Alfre Woodard, Viola Davis, Phylicia Rashad and Gabrielle Union tackle the complex issues surrounding people's perception of light versus dark skin.
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