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BLACK SKIN IS NOT JUST INDICATIVE OF AFRICA SO SHOULD IT BE EQUATORIAL-ISM RATHER THAN RACISM

BLACK SKIN IS NOT JUST INDICATIVE OF AFRICA

SO SHOULD IT BE EQUATORIAL-ISM RATHER THAN RACISM

Natives of Buka and Bougainville at the northern Solomon Islands in Melanesia and the Chopi people of Mozambique in the southeast coast of Africa have darker skin than other surrounding populations. (The native people of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, have some of the darkest skin pigmentation in the world.) Is racism directed towards black people or African people?

A larger percentage of dark skinned people are found in the Southern Hemisphere because latitudinal land mass distribution is disproportionate. The present distribution of skin colour variation does not completely reflect the correlation of intense UVR and dark skin pigmentation due to mass migration and movement of peoples across continents in the recent past. Dark-skinned populations inhabiting Africa, Australia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea and South Asia all live in some of the areas with the highest UV radiation in the world, and have evolved very dark skin pigmentations as protection from the harmful sun rays.

Hang your hat on this hook. There are East Indians and Malaysians darker than Africans. So, is it the black skin or the African that Caucasians don't like.