Shades of Black Works CC was founded in 2007 (
In line with the lived experiences of the founding members and directors of Shades of Black, the name of the company had to honour what they understand - the ‘black experience’. Inequities across societies world-wide often run along constructed racial divides, with those of a darker complexion mostly at the bottom rungs of the ladder of privilege and opportunities. This awareness however does not preclude the fact that there are many others who by virtue of appearance, social class, and other factors of difference are excluded from meaningfully contributing to world agendas. It is up to those to find common ground with what Shades of Black stands for.
The name Shades of Black also implies that as human beings we are derivatives of a common heritage -
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