'Dark Girls' Documentary and the Psychological Effects of Colorism

February 12, 2012

A small film generating big buzz is Dark Girls. The documentary brings to light the issues of colorism and its effects on darker-hued women in the black community worldwide. In this special episode of "Mental Health and Wellness Radio" host Jenee Darden explores the psychological impacts of colorism on black women. Darden interviews "Dark Girls" producers/directors Bill Duke and D. Channsin Berry; psychologist Dr. Dietra Hawkins, and she has a candid conversation about growing up a dark-skinned black girl with PEERS Empowerment Assistant Christal Byrd. 

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