When you look at movies and magazines from India you don’t see any dark skin people. Yet most people of India have a dark brown or what can be called a black complexion. People from India don’t like to talk about the bigotry that exists within their own culture against East Indians who have dark skin, many of whom reside in the southern tip of India and are know as the Dalits. India Men are now being told in advertising “Get White Skin And Your Life Will Be Better.” The sad part is, many appear to be buying this bigotry.
Racism In India Is Largely Based On A Caste System.
The Indian Government And Private Industry Have Now Agreed To Affirmative Action To Correct Past Wrongs Of A Caste System Primarily Based On Skin Color. Denzel Washington's excellent movie 'Mississippi Masala (1991)' will give you a humerous but realistic view of how most people from India, despite their skin color, see Black people.
Have you noticed a larger percentage of the Indians in the US are light skin, except for those who migrate by way of Africa. Most come to America to finish their college or graduate school education. Others, because of their technical skills, are highly recruited by US corporations . When you look at Indian magazines and see Indian movies from Ballywood, the majority of the models and actors are very light skin. India primarily operates on a Caste System, where the majority of the people at the economic bottom are Black.
But Now The Dark Skin People Of India Are Demanding Change! The sick idea of white supremacy has spread like a cancer throughout the world.
Despite our similarities, most Indians, dark or light, don't see a connection with African Americans, although some aspects our history are strickingly similar.
Creams Offering Lighter Skin May Bring Risks