Colourism: Do light-skinned black women have it easier in showbiz?Uploader: Fenrinos 5 years ago Subscribe 9
Actress Adele Oni plays a photographer in upcoming British film No Shade - which is all about colourism and love. By Cherry Wilson Newsbeat reporter. Experts point to colourism being deep-rooted in history and racism - and people often experience it from others within their own race. Star Wars actress Lupita Nyong'o has previously spoken about being teased for her "night-shaded skin" and would pray to God to wake up lighter-skinned.