Being a mother to Lula has taught me many valuable lessons.
It is possible to love someone from another ethnic group:
Love is universal and has no boundaries. 600 more words
As a coloured female in Australia, I am very familiar with the double standard.
One notion that has really impacted on me as an adult trying to engage in commercial activities to improve my quality of life (i.e earning an income) I have come to realise something about Australia. 529 more words
Colourism: it puts darker skinned people at the bottom of society’s hierarchy, and lighter skinned or mixed-race individuals above them. We know that darker skinned people often face more discrimination, can be ignored as potential love interests, or deemed ‘less beautiful’ by individuals or industry; creating divisions within races too. 770 more words