Dark skin is also a problemamong Afri...

Dark skin is also a problemamong African-Americans

There are 19 comments on the Lucianne.com story from Apr 22, 2012, titled Dark skin is also a problemamong African-Americans. In it, Lucianne.com reports that:

Acura found itself in a bit of hot water this week when it was revealed that a casting agency in Los Angeles only desired light-skinned African-American actors for the company's Super Bowl commercial featuring Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld.

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Since: Apr 12

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#1 Apr 22, 2012
Oh well!! I want to be more in life than a 10 second commercial!! I'd rather be Oprah she casts the casters lmao..
george is my dad

Columbus, OH

#3 Apr 22, 2012
yeah..i don't see what the big deal is either. if they don't want dark skinned blacks, such is life. there are a lot of black guys who feel the same.
I ONLY HATE KRAKKAS

Newark, NJ

#4 Apr 22, 2012
Krakkas crack and Peel when the sun hits them.

The sun hates cave people.
I ONLY HATE KRAKKAS

Newark, NJ

#5 Apr 22, 2012
But on topic I'm a dark skin and I have no complaints about getting women.
8 1 2 girth inches 8 long

Mankato, MN

#6 Apr 22, 2012
I want my children to have dark skin.

Since: Mar 12

Zambia

#7 Apr 22, 2012
8 1 2 girth inches 8 long wrote:
I want my children to have dark skin.
how about them being happy and healthy well formed individuals with high potential

“Halt die Klappe und kuss mich”

Since: Jun 11

Location hidden

#8 Apr 22, 2012
i read this story a few days back. and i guess we have to look at it like this...when they are casting for actors they have the right to look for what they consider the fairest to the least attractive. they discriminate in hollywood all the time. how often do u see actresses like queen latifah or gabby sidibe getting serious roles? or even back in the day roseann aronold? because they are selling an image they have the right to sell whatever image they choose to sell. it is up to US as the consumer to either buy or not buy the product. either way...it was well within their right to make that request. it would be no different if they said they weren't looking for a redhead and only wanted blondes. we gotta stop calling the race card on everything. sometimes it's valid...and times like these...it's pointless.
Ambiguous

United States

#9 Apr 22, 2012
Fck Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld who cares about a fcking commercial?
Caucasian Clean

Killeen, TX

#11 Apr 24, 2012
Come on, keep it real.

Even the dark ones hate their curse.

The lighter ones are a tad cleaner and most of them can read.

Just look at that light skinned half-caste some white folks placed in our white house.

They couldn't bring themselves to vote for those phony reverends jerkson and shiftless.

I Guess even they think dark ain't cool.
Caucasian Clean

Killeen, TX

#12 Apr 24, 2012
I ONLY HATE KRAKKAS wrote:
But on topic I'm a dark skin and I have no complaints about getting women.
Is that what you call them DOWNLOW hookups these days?
Caucasian Clean

Killeen, TX

#13 Apr 24, 2012
Kola_Koca wrote:
Oh well!! I want to be more in life than a 10 second commercial!! I'd rather be Oprah she casts the casters lmao..
You DO look like a drag queen, or haven't you noticed?

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#14 Apr 24, 2012
Caucasian Clean wrote:
Come on, keep it real.
Even the dark ones hate their curse.
The lighter ones are a tad cleaner and most of them can read.
Just look at that light skinned half-caste some white folks placed in our white house.
They couldn't bring themselves to vote for those phony reverends jerkson and shiftless.
I Guess even they think dark ain't cool.
Ugly freak. Go get some tan. Get rid of that pink curse.

Since: Apr 12

Location hidden

#15 Apr 24, 2012
Caucasian Clean wrote:
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You DO look like a drag queen, or haven't you noticed?
Says the faceless avatar...Ha! go melt in the sun caveman!!

“Black men CONQUER ”

Since: Jan 12

All Nations! Pro-Black!

#16 Apr 24, 2012
Caucasian Clean wrote:
Come on, keep it real.
Even the dark ones hate their curse.
The lighter ones are a tad cleaner and most of them can read.
Just look at that light skinned half-caste some white folks placed in our white house.
They couldn't bring themselves to vote for those phony reverends jerkson and shiftless.
I Guess even they think dark ain't cool.
Let's be serious here. It can go both ways for any race of people having a nasty skin color.

Come on,keep it real.

Whites have their green veins and nasty wetdog smelling white skin they hate.

That's is where the tanning salons come in and save them. They get tans to hide their nasty pale skin!=)

I for one, don't like white pale skin, it's sickening to me. It's like seeing a sick patient on meth or HIV in a mental institution.

They will die to have our skin color and will brag about getting a nice tan color,when they still smell like dog, when they get wet. LOL!
super pro black man

Newark, NJ

#17 Apr 24, 2012
Vampire Queen wrote:
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Let's be serious here. It can go both ways for any race of people having a nasty skin color.
Come on,keep it real.
Whites have their green veins and nasty wetdog smelling white skin they hate.
That's is where the tanning salons come in and save them. They get tans to hide their nasty pale skin!=)
I for one, don't like white pale skin, it's sickening to me. It's like seeing a sick patient on meth or HIV in a mental institution.
They will die to have our skin color and will brag about getting a nice tan color,when they still smell like dog, when they get wet. LOL!
I like when they get outta their coffin (tanning Booth) and say to each other "now don't ya look better"? Lmao.

“Black men CONQUER ”

Since: Jan 12

All Nations! Pro-Black!

#18 Apr 24, 2012
super pro black man wrote:
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I like when they get outta their coffin (tanning Booth) and say to each other "now don't ya look better"? Lmao.
I know right! It's funny seeing them walk around actually thinking they're black but better. LOL!
super pro black man

Newark, NJ

#19 Apr 24, 2012
Vampire Queen wrote:
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I know right! It's funny seeing them walk around actually thinking they're black but better. LOL!
These whites make it too easy to mess with them. I'm kinda getting bored.

“Black men CONQUER ”

Since: Jan 12

All Nations! Pro-Black!

#20 Apr 26, 2012
super pro black man wrote:
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These whites make it too easy to mess with them. I'm kinda getting bored.
It's funny as hell!=)
White mans burden

Killeen, TX

#21 Apr 26, 2012
Vampire Queen wrote:
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It's funny as hell!=)
That's how us WHITES react when we see someone with that BARK skin.

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