Take a look at the pictures that are circulating:
Decades after segregation and the civil rights movement, studies show Americans — both black and white — continue to internalize the heirarchical notion that lighter skin tone is considered “better than” darker. What do you think?
Interesting Things To Think about:
Barbie’s neck is twice as long as the average human’s which would make it impossible to hold up her head….Barbie’s legs are 50% longer than her arms, whereas the average woman’s legs are only 20% longer than her arms….If a woman had the same measurements as Barbie, she would not have enough body fat to menstruate (and obviously to have children).”
Barbie, whose full name is Barbie Millicent Roberts, is a teenager with an interest in fashion. She hails from a make-believe town in Illinois where she lives with her architect father and stay-at-home mother.
The constant need to purchase Barbie accessories instills consumer behavior in girls.