Growing Up As A Dark-Skinned Black Girl in America Part 3

Growing up a dark-skinned black girl in America is like putting your soul to the final test at an early age. You are essentially the exact opposite being that America values. You are not white, strike 1. You are black, strike 2. You are a woman, strike 3 ...and you are out!  "For most people, … Continue reading Growing Up As A Dark-Skinned Black Girl in America Part 3

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Growing Up As A Dark-Skinned Black Girl in America Part 2

In Black America music is always a focus during family get-togethers. Your parents would play music from there generation, and when that song came on you would hear everyone say "ooh that's my jam!" and make there way to open space and dance. When I would go to my granny's house my cousins, sisters, and I … Continue reading Growing Up As A Dark-Skinned Black Girl in America Part 2