More Whitewash for Brown Brains: Harper’s Bazaar India


Oh joy. Just got word today that Harper’s Bazaar will launch their India edition this month. Isn’t this just was south Asia needs? More propaganda to convince the hoards of brown girls that only fair-skinned women are beautiful and worthy of celebration.


Who wants to wager that none of the cover models will ever be darker than a paper bag (or even come close)? Meanwhile, much of the Indian population looks like this woman.


And what’s more the colorism in India is overt and institutionalized. This commercial says it all:

NOTE: this was previously published and mysteriously disappeared… big brother get off my back!!! 😉

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One Response to “More Whitewash for Brown Brains: Harper’s Bazaar India”

  1. Christina says:

    East asian commercials are the same, always trying to make women as pale as possible, it’s so strange.

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