Salma left home when her family urged her to get an abortion. Later she challenged her mum's anti-black prejudice.www.bbc.co.uk
So according to the BBC, the reason that people from the Indian subcontinent are racist towards black people is, white people. Unbelievable.
"Her mother's anti-blackness, informed by the British colonial system she had once lived under in Bangladesh, not only took it for granted that lighter skin was better it also accepted the worst stereotypes of black men."
Skin whitening has been around for millennia
For Africa, which is the vast majority of the practice, it's now cultural and not as any part of European influence today, or at least in the last half-century
It feels lazy and agenda driven to blame the British empire
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