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Colorism is the intra-racial system of inequality based on skin color, hair texture, and facial features. In the African American culture, colorism has deeply rooted origins that continue

ABSTRACT

Colorism is the intra-racial system of inequality based on skin color, hair texture, and facial features. In the African American culture, colorism has deeply rooted origins that continue to affect the lives of African Americans today. This study examined how colorism effects perceptions of personal characteristics, personal attributes, work ability, and hiring decisions of African American women 18 and older.

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    • 2015
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    • Partial requirement for: M.C., Arizona State University, 2015
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    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 22-25)
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    • Field of study: Counseling

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    by Morgan Saraya Howell

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