Whiter: Asian American Women on Skin Color and Colorism

by Nikki Khanna


In this collection of essays, thirty Asian American women share their story of dealing with skin color bias, and how it has impacted their lives. Edited by Nikki Khanna, this book covers a wide range of topics, including light-skin privilege, aspirational whiteness and attaining it through skin whiteners, and anti-blackness. Diverse voices of many ages, nationalities, and professions are amplified in Whiter, serving as inspiration for the Asian American community to rise above the challenges of colorism.

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