A frequent subject in love songs, the coveted "gori/gora," the fair-skinned heroine/hero take a form shaped by colorism itself, perpetuating it further. Those reinforced notions become embedded in the collective conscious of South Asian communities,

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A woman sits on a couch wrapped in a blanket with a cat at her side, her apartment filled with plants. Her phone, on the coffee table in front of her, is on speakerphone. From it comes a voice asking about how the woman will discuss work, a career, the future, and bills to be paid without a roommate. The caption reads "silence of the plants."

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