skin color bias http://kalw.org en Dark and Beautiful http://kalw.org/post/dark-and-beautiful <p></p><p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times; "><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">India’s obsession with fair skin is legendary. The matrimonial ads have their own complexion code pyramid. There’s fair and lovely at the top. Then the glowing wheatish complexion. Then medium complexion apparently unglowing. Those who don’t mention complexion at all are just assumed to be dark. You routinely hear someone described as pretty even though she’s so dark. Actress Nandita Das tells DesiYup.com that she’s used to it now.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Sandip Roy 31517 at http://kalw.org Dark and Beautiful