In Light girl|Dark girl – The Outsider, April Bradley gives her perspective on colorism from a sociopolitical and autobiographical standpoint. She takes an in-depth look at how skin tone has impacted and shaped her life. Colorism has added another layer of discrimination to the already fractured and strained relationships experienced in the African American community. We’ll take a deeper look at how the similarities and experiences of mental and emotional pain, familiar to both light and dark-skinned women, makes both women an “Outsider”. Skin tone biases and stigmas not only affect women in the Black community, but also has a significant impact on women around the world. Asia, India, Africa, and Latin America have all faced issues with colorism. This book will lead you on a path to learn and reflect while demonstrating the process of healing. This will ultimately be your Journey to Self-Discovery.
April Bradley was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She is a seasoned professional with more than 35 years of experience in Corporate America. Understanding the full aspects of strategic planning and establishing goals has helped to shape and fine-tune enthusiasm in her personal life and in the industry.