"How many darker skinned African phenotyped people who were equally as qualified to 'lead' were passed over(via by individual/mass choice or systemic opprotunity) for those in the numerically smaller light group to 'rise to the top'? The imbalance in the numbers and global geo-politics of colourism speak for themselves."
Please give examples if possible of light skinned African political, civic or business leaders in Africa or America who fit this description (The imbalance in the numbers and global geo-politics of colourism speak for themselves.) While Im not disagreeing that colorism exist - but since the "numbers" speak for themselves, then we may have something to measure and not just share our collective opinions.
Also in regards to: "How many darker skinned African phenotyped people who were equally as qualified to 'lead' were passed over...."
How can such a question be answered factually. If we deal with contemporary history, I (think) we will observe that the Majority of African presidents are Black/dark skinned. If we look to revolutionary movements like Black Panthers (w/ the exception of H. Newton), NOI (what is Farrakhan considered), the majority of Black 'mainstream-leaders'/politicians mayors, governors, congressmen are Black dark skin folks - I didnt notice any 'light-skin' folks in the Congressional Black Caucus. So if possible, please inform me where you can point to contemporary tangible evidence where black folks were passed over in a leadership position, exclusively based on skin complexion
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