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Colourism and identity struggles affect Africans as much as non-white immigrants in the West

Asiwome Adiku, Geraldine and Keseboa Darkwah, Akosua (2021) Colourism and identity struggles affect Africans as much as non-white immigrants in the West. Africa at LSE (09 Jul 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Identity struggles are commonplace globally, but these questions are rarely asked of immigrants’ children in Africa. While dark skin can denote acceptance and a sense of belonging to the continent, light skin can raise questions of authenticity and a conflicted sense of identity.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2021 09:57
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2021 23:30
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/111632

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