Today I logged in to a popular photo sharing app, as I was scrolling down my feed I came across a photo that I really liked. I proceeded to clicking on the persons' page and the first thing my eyes met turned my amusement into disappointment; 'Only Light skins allowed, No Dark skins.' was written in the persons' bio. My self-esteem dropped. I felt inferior and I was really angered by that sentence but, unfortunately, that was not the first time I had encountered such a 'phrase'. I have watched movies and documentaries where the 'darker tone' was never the preferable choice, where a child is asked to choose between a good and bad, or ugly and beautiful tone. For many of th...

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