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Mexico: The Results of a Racism Experiment with Children

The video by 11.11 Social Change is simple: Mexican children sit in front of two dolls identical save for two things: one is light skinned and blue-eyed and the other is dark skinned and brown eyed. Then they are asked to pick which one of the dolls is ugly, nice, pretty, good, bad and finally, which doll looks like them. Their candid and honest answers show a discouraging panorama.

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  • […] Mexico: The Results of a Racism Experiment with Children These children demonstrate how pervasive racism has become in Mexico. All that was needed was a pair of dolls, one light skinned and one dark for children to express how they felt the whiter doll was better, even if they identified more with the dark-skinned one. […]

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