This South African Documentary Explores Skin Lightening Among Women of Color

Some were just trying to get rid of pimples, while others were succumbing to societal pressures.

A Gentle Magic is a 55-minute-long documentary by South African documentary filmmaker Lerato Mbangeni, US journalist Susie Neilson, Graeme Aegerter (producer) and Tseliso Monaheng (co-director).

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Prêt-À-Poundo: Modern Blackface And The Fashion Industry

This is a piece highlighting the fashion industry's behavior on dark-skinned people and the impacts of it.