Watching These Latino Kids Pick Between Light and Dark Dolls will Break Your Heart
From the Oscars to work and school, race has always been an issue – sadly, even with little ones. In this video, toddlers were asked to pick between light and dark-skinned dolls and explain which was good and bad. Their responses might provoke a few tears.
You’ve might’ve seen the videos of black children choosing white dolls as “good” dolls.
And of white children choosing black drawing as “bad” kids. All because of skin color.
But have you seen the video of Mexican children choosing between two dolls that don’t align with their own race?
This little girl answered questions like which doll she thinks is best.
Even Latino children are inherently choosing the white doll as better.
And she really lays it out by saying the white race is pretty.
Or this little boy who already thinks that black skin is ugly.
This is heartbreaking.
What do they think of the black doll? That it is automatically bad…
Even when the boy is asked to clarify he says it is all about the skin tone.
Some of the children don’t even know why they think that the black doll is bad. They just know that.
Clearly, racism is still a problem within Latino. And it’s so heartbreaking.
So, what doll do they think they look the most like? The white doll.
Maybe because they want to be “good” or could it be because they know that the rest of society already thinks that darker skin is “bad” skin?
And it looks like they will desperately point out ANYTHING that makes them look like the white doll.
A little cringe-worthy, right?
But there was one little girl in the group who proves that judging someone’s race it not inherent.
We need more people to raise children like this. ✊
Watch the full video below:
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