After I took this boy’s picture, I was told by his mom how self conscious he is about his vitiligo that’s developed over the past year. She told me that he hates his lips. He avoids looking at himself in the mirror and can hardly smile in pictures because he can’t bear the thought of his “ugly” lips being preserved in photographs. Can y'all do me a favor and like or reblog this? I wanna show him this post so he can see how poppin he actually is. I want him to realize that his skin is flawless and that his vitiligo is just an additional mark of distinction to the already unique beauty that is Blackness, in all of its various shades.
in this era that we’re in, self-love is crucial and we can’t afford to have our black children facing the world with anything less than overwhelming love and pride in their skin.
Jessica Williams has been on the brink of minor stardom for years. Now, after serving as a correspondent on The Daily Show and co-hosting the popular 2 Dope Queens podcast, it looks like she’s ready to make a major career leap with The Incredible Jessica James.
In a new trailer for the film, which hits Netflix July 28, Williams’ charismatic, happily single character attends a baby shower and presents an unborn baby with a book titled The ABCs of Subverting the Patriarchal Paradigm.Between this and her character’s takedown of manspreading in the show’s teaser trailer, it looks like The Incredible Jessica James will have a take-no-prisoners approach to sexism. Read more. (7/14/17, 5:04 PM)