Defining Blackness: How Systemic Racism Divides Black Communitites - Beyond the Scenes

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From the One Drop Rule to low essence media stereotypes, America continues to attempt to fit Blackness into a box. This has led to Black folks policing their own Blackness and divisions based on colorism and ethnic backgrounds. Daily Show writer Ashton Womack, and Yaba Blay, author of the book One Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race, join Host Roy Wood Jr. to attempt to define Blackness as an ideology and open up about moments when they didn’t feel “Black enough.” More Beyond the Scenes: http://podcasts.iheartradio.com/5VF7TkWF?sid=soc

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