Posts tagged Colorism

I grew up thinking that I am not beautiful. And as a girl in her early teens, it hit me a lot. I am brown and people of my region think only a fair color is beautiful. My mother is extremely fair and people would look at her and look at me and then they'd make a face that depicts how sorry they feel for me. It took me a lot of time to realize that I am beautiful in my own skin color and I don't have to change it.

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