Someone told me I would be prettier if I was lighter. At first, it was anger. Light or dark they’re ALL pretty, litttle fucker. Who the fuck do you think YOU are telling me I’m ugly the way God created me ? Then, I laughed. Laughed like the crazy person I am. Told him that dark skin is beautiful skin & that he shouldn’t forget it.
«Ignorance is slavery, free yourself. Free yourself by freeing your soul from it’s bodily fetters; egoism, anger, hatred, greed, and etc. by becoming established in virtue through knowledge and wisdom.»
- Ancient African Kemetic Mystical Wisdom Teachings (via goddessdionna)
Yes, I made up a word. It’s my blog I can do that. The official word is “Colorism”
When I was younger, around the age of 8, I called my mother light-skinned and she gently told me “I do not like to be called light-skinned.” She went on to say something but I don’t remember what. That sentence…