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Nigeria’s ‘Melanin Movement’ Swims Against a Skin-Whitening Tide

Nigeria’s ‘Melanin Movement’ Swims Against a Skin-Whitening Tide

In Nigeria, nearly 77 percent of women use skin-lightening products, making the world’s most populous country of black people the biggest market for whitening skin. But darker-skinned Nigerians are beginning to push back against the lightening tide with the so-called “Melanin Movement.” Timothy Obiezu reports for VOA from Abuja~VOA NEWS

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Posted on: Sunday, September 22, 2019 | By: crimeandmoreworld - Copy Editing Desk

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Pennsylvania Latinos Changing the Political Rhythm in Key Swing State

More than a half century ago, a group of Puerto Ricans moved to Reading, Pennsylvania, to work the nearby mushroom fields. Since then the Latino and Hispanic population of the city itself has mushroomed — to 65% of the total. That majority-minority population is being closely watched politically because it is a key constituency in a swing state considered a must-win for both parties in next year’s presidential election

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