There has been a lot of talk lately about the various reasons that Black women are the least attractive women on the planet, thanks to a racist article that was written by Dr. Satoshi Kanazawa and published by Psychology Today.
Throughout history Black women have always tried to live up to the White mans’ standard of beauty because we have been programmed to do so, thanks to the images we are fed by the media. Many Black women want to “bleach” their skin, wear their hair long, straight, and blonde or get their noses slimmed down in an effort to become something they already are naturally; beautiful.
What’s strange is that White women want to look like us and White men want women that look like us, that is, if they’re not already with one of us! White women tan and line up at the plastic surgeon’s office to get bigger lips and asses because the White man thinks it’s OK now.
I’m here to tell you that as a Black women, I have never had an issue with my hair, skin, nose, big ass, or anything else that identifies me as a Black women of African descent.
I have worn my hair at various lengths, I have worn my hair natural, permed, and jheri curled, I have worn wigs, and I have dyed my hair every shade of red imaginable. I did try blonde once, but died it black the same day because blonde just wasn’t my color (more of you need to realize this), years later I tried blonde streaks…that turned out to be a better look for me.
Hell, I even date White guys, but that damn sure has nothing to do with me not being aware of my heritage or not having pride in my heritage, nor does it mean that I want to be White. I love my chocolate skin and coarse hair. Never have I once wished I could look like a White woman, so those messages and ideologies that are being pimped in the media that are getting to some of you, have not worked on me. I was raised to love myself, and I was raised to express myself freely; that’s why today you have DANGEROUS LEE!
The next installment – Facial Features: What Makes Black Women Beautiful
- It’s time to be proud of our black beauty | Elizabeth Pears (guardian.co.uk)
- Suck On THIS, Satoshi Kanazawa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (passthedoucheys.com)
- Internalized Racism: Hating the skin you are in (minerva5.wordpress.com)