Actor, producer, writer and director Bill Duke spoke with The RootDC about his new documentary “Dark Girls,” produced along with filmmaker D. Channsin Berry. The film explores the issues that dark-skinned women face. A 10-minute trailer provides haunting insight into the struggles of dark-skinned women.
Women of all ages painfully recount the damage done to their self-esteem and their constant feeling of being devalued and disregarded. One young black man in the trailer said he couldn’t date a woman with dark skin because “they look funny beside me.” (SEE INTERVIEW WITH BILL DUKE)