Health/Wellness, Lifestyle

Is Skin Bleaching the Answer?

Hey y'all! I will be honest. I have nowhere to begin with this post. I'm reading the book Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed and it's bringing up a lot of deep rooted issues that I have with myself. This book is a collection of essays on the experience of growing up Latinx and most of… Continue reading Is Skin Bleaching the Answer?

Bookworm, Lifestyle

“The Vanishing Half” is a Must Read

Hey y'all! I have been hearing about "The Vanishing Half" for a while now. It was written by Brit Bennett and I have heard nothing but great things about it. In fact, it is going to be a film adaptation of it in the near future. It involves the subject of passing, which is when… Continue reading “The Vanishing Half” is a Must Read

Teacher Life

What’s the Color of Beauty?

Hey y’all! Remember when I said colorism was a topic for another day? Well that day has finally come!  Colorism is when you discriminate based on skin color. Someone with a lighter complexion is considered to be more beautiful or valuable than someone with dark skin. It's like racism's close relative. It started back during slavery.… Continue reading What’s the Color of Beauty?