From a young age, many Black Latinx people have been taught that beauty is determined by a person’s proximity to whiteness. Latin America’s complex racial history—stemming from colonization, assimilation, and aggressive attempts to erase its Black roots and preserve whiteness—has played a key role in this twisted mentality.
Good News: Allyson Felix is Most Decorated U.S. Track Athlete, Pfizer Vaccine Gets Full FDA Approval, + MoreAug 30. 2021
Catch up on this month’s good news, from Britney Spears’ father stepping down from the conservatorship to the Internet crowdfunding over $6 million for people in Afghanistan.
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