Advertisers Love Ethnic Ambiguity

They claim to support diversity and inclusion, but favoring a specific type of light-skinned model is colorism

Casira Copes
Published in
5 min readApr 15, 2021


Photo by Vlada Karpovich from Pexels

You’ve seen this woman before.

Maybe not this exact woman, but a version of her.

Lightly tan skin. Big loose curls. Definitely not a White woman. Maybe a Black woman? Mixed…