India.Arie: I Didn't Lighten My Skin

Season 4 Episode 419
Aired on 06/23/2013 | CC tv-14
One of the themes that resonate most in India.Arie's music is her unapologetic embracing of her authentic self. Back in the spotlight in 2013 with the release of her single "Cocoa Butter," the last thing India.Arie expected was the controversy around a publicity shot in which people accused her of lightening her skin. Watch as she reflects on the controversy and shares her prayer to heal colorism.