The Heat: Shadism in India and Africa

The Heat

The skin lightening industry in India has grown to more than half a billion dollars, even though the country passed laws restricting ads for skin lightening creams a few years ago. Nathan King hosts tonight’s show.

Favoritism toward lighter skin tones has caused controversy from India to Africa. The Heat explores this “shadism” with Indian actor Nandita Das.

The Heat: Shadism in India and Africa Part 1

Favoritism toward lighter skin tones has caused controversy from India to Africa. The Heat explores this “shadism” with Indian actor Nandita Das.

For more on the the skin lightening industry in Africa, Neo Mobita joins us from Johannesburg. She’s founder of the Yellow Bone Factory, a lifestyle and cosmetics company in South Africa.

The Heat: Shadism in India and Africa Part 2

For more on the the skin lightening industry in Africa, Neo Mobita joins us from Johannesburg. She’s founder of the Yellow Bone Factory, a lifestyle and cosmetics company in South Africa.