The Campaign against Skin Bleaching

The Progress

Courtesy of msxlabs.org Courtesy of msxlabs.org

Skin bleaching can be disguised as a beauty fad, but it tells a story much deeper than the shades of these people’s complexions. It is a procedure thought to bring out a beautiful, more attractive visage, but only in exchange for the increased probability of long term health consequences including (but not limited to) skin cancer, chemical poisoning, liver and kidney failure.

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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