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Feb
2
2015
Obamified
Author: Aruna

We take note of the Obama’s recent India visit on a different level – notably, how this dark-skinned couple silently raised the hopes of many dark-skinned Indians who are the victims of the country’s unabashed colourism.

Michelle Obama, in particular, received much press and the focus, thankfully, was on her styling and activities.

It’s a very moving visual when the most powerful couple on the planet comes to the land of the colour-obsessed and takes skin colour out of the equation.

As it should be.

For more on the topic, read this excellent article by Shikha Dalmia

image via Google images

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