Don't Play in the Sun: One Woman's Journey Through the Color Complex
Date: April 2011
Duration: 5 hours 27 minutes
Acclaimed author Marita Golden is a respected voice in both fiction and nonfiction. She is also the founder and CEO of the Hurston/Wright Foundation, whose mission is to develop, nurture and sustain the world community of writers of African descent. In this thoughtful and personal work, Golden tackles the dangerous notion that it is preferable for African-Americans to have lighter instead of darker complexions.