Opinion

Isn't it ironic...

Isn't it ironic...

Aude Konan writes an op-ed on the double standards black women face when dating interracially.

“And since black women, especially darker skinned women are not seen as desirable by white beauty standards, it is expected from powerful black men to go for white women. And when they do, they tend to be congratulated by their peers as “‘they’ve upgraded.’”

Am I Ugly?

Am I Ugly?

We live in a world that puts so much emphasis on superficial qualities, qualities that don't hold weight when it comes down to what matters. Are you kind? Do you recognize your worth and live your life accordingly? Are you respectful? What are you doing to try and make your life and the lives of the people around you worthwhile? Are you constantly working on yourself to make the best version of you? These are the things we should hold value to, not the colour of your skin, or dress size.