Tag: Colorism

Colorism Contributed to Beyonc's Success, Says Her Father

Mathew Knowles, father of music industry superstars Beyonc and Solange, believes his daughters’ light skin complexions have contributed to their success. Knowles spoke to Ebony magazine about his new book, “Racism: From the Eyes of a Child,” which offers his thoughts on colorism in the music industry as well as…

Sammy Sosa's Changing Looks are Skin Deep

It’s been 10 years since Sammy Sosa suited up for a big league game, and 13 years since he played with the Chicago Cubs on Wringley Field, yet the former slugger has still found himself landing in the press and these days it has less to do with the athletic…