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caribny posted:
Prashad posted:

Prashad don't give a sh-t about white women. He never had and never will. The woman of color is what he is all about.

 

And yet all day he whines that black men have big king kongs and women like them.  Deeply jealous because of the midgets that he has.

In the USA black men are no more likely to marry a white woman than are Indians.  So what say you about that!  In fact a popular theme in films made by US born South Asians is that they want to marry a white person but their stupid parents bring some stranger from India/Pakistan instead.  How many movies made by blacks in the USA dwell on a desire to marry a white person.  Not sure how popular such a movie might be.

Hey Carib, Africa is the the largest market for skin whitening cream. 

December 17th 2018

Nigeria’s Skin-Bleaching Epidemic

The arrival of an American reality TV star to launch her skin-lightening line in Lagos stirred up some controversy in the recent weeks, as people debated how harmful skin-bleaching is and if it’s appropriate for celebrities to promote such products.  

That said, if you take a stroll down the cosmetics section of any Nigerian market or superstore, there is a high chance you will come across a variety of skin lightening products ranging from soaps, creams, and serums. Blac Chyna’s arrival aside, Nigeria is one of the largest markets for skin-bleaching products.

Skin-bleaching is big 

The global market for skin lightening products is growing and is estimated to reach $20 billion by the end of the year, driven by strong demand among men and women across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

Skin lightening products are unbelievably popular in Nigeria. The World Health Organisation (WHO) published a report in 2011 estimating that 77% of Nigerian women use skin lightening products regularly. This is in comparison with 59% in Togo, 35% in South Africa, and 27% in Senegal. In fact, bleaching products are reportedly the fourth most sought-after household item by African women, alongside essentials like soap, milk, and tea. 

In Lagos, the skin lightening market has found a permanent home. The industry is so huge that it adequately caters to individuals of different social class. Product prices range from as little as ₦5,000 to as high as ₦150,000, depending on the brand and method of application. The amount of people who use skin lightening products is quite alarming in a country where the minimum wage is only ₦18,000. And, unsurprisingly, the exposure to popular western culture has also led to a demand for more expensive foreign products and consequently led to higher prices. 

Money is clearly being made here, but it is not an excuse to ignore the requirement for public education on the issue of colourism and the consequences of the skin lightening process.

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Source: Stears Business

 

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