The White Privilege of Getting Darker for Fun

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My husband gave me the idea for this article one afternoon when his skin was on fire.

Earlier that morning, he’d spent five minutes in a solarium at the gym, hoping to tan his body to a slightly darker shade than its natural creamy hue. As he later explained, he was prepping his skin for…

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Jeremy Helligar

Jeremy Helligar

Brother Son Husband Friend Loner Minimalist World Traveler. Author of “Is It True What They Say About Black Men?” and “Storms in Africa” https://rb.gy/3mthoj