Dominican actresses teach children about self love

Photo from: http://www.ctpost.com/news/world/article/Artists-educators-laud-black-heritage-in-DR-4886841.php
Photo from: http://www.ctpost.com/news/world/article/Artists-educators-laud-black-heritage-in-DR-4886841.php

The article “Artists, educators laud black heritage in DR”details the work of Dominican actresses Clara Morel and Luz Bautista Matos. The two travel with the theater group“Arbol Maravilloso.” Their goal is to empower black children (throughout the Caribbean) to love the skin they’re  in.

As darker skinned black people  (across the diaspora) continue to be degraded/phased out in mainstream media, the work these women are doing is very important. Children are more vulnerable to the brainwashing that being light/whiter is better or that natural hair is ugly…