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Season 5  "Black Like Us"  5x10

Aired 11 months ago - Jan 15, 2019

Dre and Bow are furious after Diane isn’t lit properly in her class photo. Diane doesn’t want to make it a big deal, but they decide to talk to the principal about the need for sensitivity toward all complexions. Meanwhile, Junior claims there is unspoken colorism within their own family, and things get heated.

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say they have trouble starring even in Bollywood movies.
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how to control us by dividing us by color.
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This separation caused deep-seated tension
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Like, immediately after drop-off,
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 5
- What? - Hey, what's going on here?
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Mother, why are you touching me?
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And we're gonna go and talk to them about this.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 8
Okay, well, the point is we have less than 40 minutes
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 9
we're gonna go in there screaming
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 10
Sometimes you need a Ferguson.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 11
Whoo! Morning.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 12
- then you can handle anybody else's. - What issues?
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 13
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 14
Oh, oh, s-so that's what we're doing here?
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 15
Yeah, I don't think is gonna help me get to school on time.
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Oh no, I can't fit all my money in my pocket.
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Calm down, Team Lightskin. It's all right.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 18
Well, if it's so harmless, Dre,
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 19
Well, I do not want them learning about colorism
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 20
have to look up to, huh?
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 21
- from "Black Panther"... - Danai Gurira?
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 22
That's why we can't tell jokes but you can.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 23
Drake jokes are not lightskin jokes.
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I have worked for everything that I have.
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They see a Black woman.
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Because clearly we are not gonna fix you guys
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 27
Right.
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A guy who dances and collects flowers
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when they're done with a ridiculous conversation.
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Are the lightskins crying beige tears again?
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and lightskin people ever since they brought us here.
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would you come take me and my sister to school?
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 34
I've gotten some glares from bike cops.
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and only seeing a lighter version of yourself.
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Since when did you become darkskin?
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then why are you all so scared to talk about it?
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 38
So then why do people bleach their skin?
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It's everywhere I look.
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You see, now you feel bad for me!
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I can connect with her on this.
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- I'm wrong for that?! - Yes, you're wrong for that, Rainbow!
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That you're Blacker than me! Ooh, and I have no struggle!
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talking about it never goes well.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 46
Kids, I need you to come look at this.
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 47
I used to feel different, too.
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so my dark skin and my nappy hair
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If you're Black, get back.

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how to control us by dividing us by color.
#2
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 3
This separation caused deep-seated tension
#3
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 4
Like, immediately after drop-off,
#4
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 5
- What? - Hey, what's going on here?
#5
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 6
Mother, why are you touching me?
#6
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 7
And we're gonna go and talk to them about this.
#7
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 8
Okay, well, the point is we have less than 40 minutes
#8
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 9
we're gonna go in there screaming
#9
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 10
Sometimes you need a Ferguson.
#10
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 11
Whoo! Morning.
#11
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- then you can handle anybody else's. - What issues?
#12
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Oh, oh, s-so that's what we're doing here?
#14
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Yeah, I don't think is gonna help me get to school on time.
#15
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Oh no, I can't fit all my money in my pocket.
#16
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Calm down, Team Lightskin. It's all right.
#17
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Well, if it's so harmless, Dre,
#18
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Well, I do not want them learning about colorism
#19
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have to look up to, huh?
#20
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- from "Black Panther"... - Danai Gurira?
#21
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That's why we can't tell jokes but you can.
#22
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Drake jokes are not lightskin jokes.
#23
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I have worked for everything that I have.
#24
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They see a Black woman.
#25
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Because clearly we are not gonna fix you guys
#26
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 27
Right.
#27
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A guy who dances and collects flowers
#28
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when they're done with a ridiculous conversation.
#30
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Are the lightskins crying beige tears again?
#31
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and lightskin people ever since they brought us here.
#32
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would you come take me and my sister to school?
#33
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I've gotten some glares from bike cops.
#34
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and only seeing a lighter version of yourself.
#35
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Since when did you become darkskin?
#36
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then why are you all so scared to talk about it?
#37
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 38
So then why do people bleach their skin?
#38
Recap of black-ish Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 39
It's everywhere I look.
#39
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You see, now you feel bad for me!
#40
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I can connect with her on this.
#41
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- I'm wrong for that?! - Yes, you're wrong for that, Rainbow!
#42
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That you're Blacker than me! Ooh, and I have no struggle!
#43
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talking about it never goes well.
#45
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Kids, I need you to come look at this.
#46
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I used to feel different, too.
#47
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so my dark skin and my nappy hair
#49
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If you're Black, get back.
#50