A Question of Color

Color consciousness within African American communities forms a "caste system" based on skin color, hair texture, and facial features.

Premiere Date
February 14, 1994
Length
60 minutes
Funding Initiative
Open Call
  • Award laurels-r Created with Sketch.
    1994 National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC)-Best Cultural Affairs Documentary, Prized Pieces Awards
  • Award laurels-r Created with Sketch.
    1994 National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC)-Community Choice Award, Prized Pieces Awards
  • Producer

    Kathe Sandler

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    The Film

    An intimate and revealing exploration of "color consciousness" within African American communities and the source and implications of a "caste system" based on skin color, hair texture, and facial features.

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