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AZUCAR PRIETA, COLOR CARTUCHO, TRIGEÑA, JAVÁ...BROWN SUGAR
These are all words used to express colorism in Cuba even though similar words can be found all throughout the world where light people and dark people have mixed.
Liset refrains from using the terms black or white to describe skin tone purposely believing the words are misleading and inaccurate as nobody in this world is the color "black" or "white."
She believes it is natural to use color to describe physical appearances, even peoples, but what is not acceptable is using the words with the underlying connotation and understanding that the lighter shade is "better."
She imagines a future where she might be described as BROWN SUGAR to explain her coloration and nothing else will be adjunct to the thought.
During her years as an Early Childhood Educator, she often journeyed along side the children in body painting experiences to explore the concept that the color of your exterior does not matter.