In black and white

Tuesday 13th August 2019 17:08 EDT

It is sad to see so many Asians obviously using skin-whitening substances in the hope of making themselves look more acceptable to white folk. Complexion, in my view, is only skin deep. What resides in a person’s heart and mind is far more important. I once heard a black woman say to a friend: “If only I was white, all my problems would be over.” What nonsense! As if whites don't have problems!

Curiously, while Asians and blacks yearn to be white, we see white folk happily toasting their bodies on sun-drenched days longing to acquire a tan. Does the grass always seem greener on the other side of the fence?

Rudy Otter

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