Colorism is not discussed openly enough in African American, African, and African diasporic communities. It is our third rail, and the pain, embarrassment, and humiliation from its legacy still lingers with us even today.
That’s what people tell Valerie Anselme, but her photos show what Haitians really look like
“Anytime I say I’m Haitian, I’ve had people look at me and say, ‘You don’t look Haitian,’” photographer Valerie Anselme says.
“It’s not only happened to me, it’s happened to other people I know.”
The 26-year-old Boston ...