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Dark Skin

Dark Skin

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❝ m a y a ❞ By withink Updated Feb 14

❝Was it her fault if she had dark skin?❞

#35 in Short Story. [25/06/16]

• Book One of the 'Camouflage' Series. 
• This story lays emphasis on bullying, racism and domestic violence.

cover by @soundthealarm


Kenya_Amaya2622 Kenya_Amaya2622 Jul 01, 2016
What does this mean indeed and why don't we ever hear "she's pretty for a light skin? " Pretty is pretty, no colour needed.
Dollores_ Dollores_ Feb 24
You see, in my home country even dark skinned people are given labels...the light skinned are known as yellows..the ones who are full of melanin are known as blues or greens...white people are known as reds... Just thought I'd let you know that your reference here is of meaning back in my country
tsundokuly- tsundokuly- Feb 10
I hate this soooo much. I'm Indian—and Indians have dark-skinned, but, nope. Let's say that to Esha to make her feel awk
QueenStephnie QueenStephnie Dec 29, 2016
Freedom to be black!!! Freedom to be me!! White people stop trying to change us!!  Not everyone can be imperfect or racist like you
Fuzziboots Fuzziboots Jul 31, 2016
I've actually been told this. And "if you were white you'd be gorgeous." I still think about it from time to time tbh.
RobinAli RobinAli Dec 23, 2016
If your skin is Let's say caramel are you considered black or do you have to be mixed race to be light skinned?