In many different cultures and countries around the world, skin color plays a huge role in the concept of beauty. Lighter skin is often preferable to darker skin. The effects of the African American self-hate toward each other because of ones skin color is rather eye opening and sad, to say the least. This is… Continue reading “For Some, Bleaching Is The New Beautiful” on ‘Conversations Of A Sistah”
Hard to believe we did a show just four (4) years ago, in 2012 regarding “Light Skin vs. Dark Skin” and this very topic is still alive and very well today. Since Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams spoke out of turn (for some), at the BET Awards last month, social media and online blogs felt he wasn’t… Continue reading Is there “Light skin vs. dark Skin” privilege in Society? Tonight on “Conversations Of A Sistah”
She was the founder of “For Brown Girls” an initiative to encourage dark skinned women to celebrate their beauty. At just 22 years old, she committed suicide in what many believe was due to her low self-esteem issues. Karyn Washington launched her #DarkSkinRedLip initiative after rapper A$ap Rocky cautioned dark skinned girls against wearing red lipstick. … Continue reading She committed suicide because of her skin color!