Clark Doll Test, 1940s. The Clarks gave black children in integrated and segregated schools two dolls that differed only in skin color. The black children consistently said the white doll was prettier, better, and the one they wanted to play with. In 2006 Kiri Davis did the experiment over again, with the same results.
GQ | 1931 Image from the book, A True Likeness: The Black South of Richard Samuel Roberts, 1920-1936. Richard Samuel Roberts, photographer. African American Vernacular Photography via Black History Album. FIND US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOK | TUMBLR | FLICKR | PINTEREST