Muslim Youth Voices

Fair and Lovely

12/10/2018 | 2m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

Cutting remarks from her mother send a teenage girl on a quest to change her appearance. Bombarded by media messages that reinforce the notion that lighter skin means prettier, the girl slathers on a product that claims to make her “white before you know it” until she comes to a breaking point.

Aired: 12/10/18

Rating: NR

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Muslim Youth Voices is a production of the Center for Asian American Media. Funding provided by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art's Building Bridges Program and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.