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Black women on : the light, dark thang

Author: Celeste CrenshawPaula CaffeyCamille McCurty AliKwesi FantiMarcus SmithAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Women Make Movies, 1999. ©1997
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the politics of color within the African-American community. African American women, representing a variety of hues, speak candidly about the longstanding "caste system" that permeates black society and share personal stories about how being too light or too dark has profoundly influenced their life and relationships.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Celeste Crenshaw; Paula Caffey; Camille McCurty Ali; Kwesi Fanti; Marcus Smith; Joaquin Martinez, (Film editor); Black Women On Productions, Inc.,; Women Make Movies (Firm),
OCLC Number: 207211505
Notes: Originally produced as a documentary film in 1997.
Copyright by Black Women On Productions, Inc.
Credits: Videographer, Kwesi Fanti ; cinematographer, Marcus Smith ; editor, Joaquin Martinez.
Performer(s): Narrator, Camille McCurty Ali.
Description: 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Light, dark thang
Light, dark thing
Responsibility: senior producer/host, Celeste Crenshaw ; co-producer, Paula Caffey ; written & directed by Celeste Crenshaw, Paula Caffey.

Abstract:

Explores the politics of color within the African-American community. African American women, representing a variety of hues, speak candidly about the longstanding "caste system" that permeates black society and share personal stories about how being too light or too dark has profoundly influenced their life and relationships.

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