I’m not white. Or black. I’m a shade of brown.
The beautiful kind.
And yet, I struggled with this color. It wasn’t good enough, the world kept saying. 160 more words
What do you associate with the word “fair”?
Justice. Righteousness. Equality.
A pretty profound term if you look at it.
But in fact, in India “Fairness” stands for one of an utterly superficial attribute, fostering inequality and corrupting even the justice system. 957 more words
One of the worst feelings is being considered unattractive by your own race, it’s as though you become rejected by your own nationality. My origins lie in India, and growing up as an Indian girl I was told that the epitome of beauty was to be fair skinned. 747 more words