Dear Young Girl

I'm sorry that you are at a stage in your life in which you question who you are and why this had to happen to you.  I'm sorry that the media has placed too much emphasis on this unfortunate turn of events and cast your accuser as somewhat a victim.  I'm sorry that you are …

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Love Potions for the Skin

Growing up, I always felt that I was “too black”. Among that I never used to feel beautiful, I felt unloved, unnecessary and worthless, just because I was black. I got teased a lot in primary school, it would happen quite often too. My skin color was the first thing someone would use to refer …

The Voice Within

I've been silent for too long and want to use this as an opportunity to empower and let other women know that they are not alone.....   My incident began when I was in Grade 10 with my boyfriend who I knew from Grade 9. My downfall in the relationship was that I never took …

RE: The Negro

To Whom It May Concern, I, a young black woman do understand that there are moments in which we Negroes have embarrassed our race and segregated ourselves. Please accept this as an apology for our actions as we do have moments in which me way slip up.  However, there are concerns that have been expressed …