1. Medulla

    Discuss why is Colorism so prevalent in the Somali Community ?

    Most Somali's show apparent ignorance about the practice of exclusion and discrimination based on the skin tone of a person although it is a deep-rooted problematic practice embraced by both the oppressor and the victim. Colorism a topic in which the Somali Community for decades has ignored and...
  2. IftiinOfLife

    Why was every ISLAMIC CARTOON full of WHITE PEOPLE?

    Anyone notice this as a kid? That's why I never related to that shit, and would just watch secular cartoons. I'm glad that shit wasn't thrown down my neck in my household, I was only forced to watch that boring shit at another somalis house, or at wack dugsi. But I would cringe the entire time...
  3. Ahmed Alawi

    STUDY: Skin-Lightening Practices and Mercury Exposure in the Somali Community, by AMIRA ADAWE

    Found this study recently and it's very interesting. Somali women often use creams and soaps to lighten skin tone, fade freckles or get rid of age spots. Use of these products raises a health concern, as some have been found to contain mercury. This article describes an investigation that...