South-Asian guy, Amit kept his relationship with Michelle, a Ghanaian, lover secret for years for fear of anti-Black racial sentiments in South Africa.
Amit gravely feared his family’s reaction and says that racist attitudes about black people in his community is influenced by colourism and the caste system.
He was made to feel like an outsider in the Asian community and often heard offensive slurs used to describe black people.
He also revealed he was discouraged from marrying Black people because his people believe they are aggressive.
The couple said White and Asian couples are more acceptable than a Black-mix.
Shahzadi Devje, a South-Asian nutrition expert also narrated on her Youtube channel how she was warned by her parents not play in the sun as a child so that her light skinned is not darkened.
She was also advised not to drink Chai as it may darken her. Chai is a flavoured tea beverage made by brewing black tea with a mixture of aromatic Indian spices and herbs.
Children were warned not to drink Chai because it allegedly contains ‘skin darkening properties’ but adults could have it.
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She said South-Asians daughters are taught names of skin lightening creams before they are taught to read.
She revealed that many Bollywood celebs are complicit in promoting whiteness in South Asia.
Apparently, part of the reasons South-Asians looked down on Black people is that some of them got to South-Asia many years ago as slaves.
Meanwhile, South-Asians forgot or may not know that some Black people got to their territory as sailors, soldier, concubines. peal divers and merchants.