CitationReece, Robert L. & Upton, Aisha A. (2017). How Skin Tone Shapes Civic Engagement among Black Americans. In Martin, Lori Latrice Horton Hayward Derrick Herring Cedric Keith Verna M. Thomas Melvin (Ed.), Color Struck: How Race and Complexion Matter in the “Color-Blind” Era (pp. 157-177). Rotterdam: SensePublishers.
Abstract“Color” describes the variations in skin tone and other phenotypic characteristics—such as hair texture, nose shape, and lip shape—among people of color. A wide variety of research demonstrates that color shapes the life experiences of people of color in almost every country in the world (Hunter, 2005).
Reference TypeBook Chapter
Book TitleColor Struck: How Race and Complexion Matter in the “Color-Blind” Era
Series TitleTeaching Race and Ethnicity
Author(s)Reece, Robert L.
Upton, Aisha A.