“Since I was 11, I have struggled with trying to figure out who I am and loving myself.”
New trends in makeup are changing the face of representation.
I figured once I looked better, I would feel better too. But, I didn’t.
It’s becoming a little easier for people to be proud of who they are even if it isn’t what people originally thought was “normal” or “attractive.” We’re changing what those words mean and I think that’s a move in the right direction.
The recent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has some people shaken up that racism could exist in 2017. But the truth is that racism never left in the first place — even in liberal places.
Youth Radio’s Soraya Shockley shares a lesson she learned from a kindergarten experience where she had to choose a crayon to match her skin tone.
I never wanted to invite people over to my house because I thought that they would take one look at our shabby one-story home in what they would call the “ghetto” and go running back to their perfect, suburban, gated communities.
Recently, I did the “Big Chop.” I cut off about 6-7 inches of my hair.
But you like what you like. So, it’s up to you to like it.