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Let’s face it, some people in our society still subscribe to the notion that when it comes to people, light (and white) is right. Whether it’s rappers who wax poetic about “red bones” or the media constantly relying on light skin and biracial models and actors, here in America–and abroad–we’re still hung up on skin color.

A disturbing twist to the “light is right” line of thinking is folks wanting “mixed babies” because they think they’re cuter.

For example:

Then there’s this:

Not all people hold these narrow views, of course, but the prevalence of folks who believe “mixed babies” are more beautiful than fully Black babies is quite disturbing.

Thankfully, Franchesca Ramsey took to her YouTube channel to explain why fetishizing biracial children is just creepy and wrong.

Take a look.

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