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@queen­nyaki­mof­fi­cial ‘ Why on earth would I ever bleach this beau­ti­ful melanin god blessed me with? #melan­in­mon­day’ @taraanan­dart ‘ This is part of “shade Card”, a series that seeks to es­tab­lish the un­nec­es­sary im­por­tance In­dian so­ci­ety tends to give to com­plex­ion.’ @lupi­tany­ongo ‘I em­brace my nat­u­ral her­itage, and de­spite hav­ing grown up think­ing light skin and straight, silky hair were the stan­dards of beauty, I now know that my dark skin and kinky, coily hair are beau­ti­ful too. I am dis­ap­pointed that @graziauk edited out and smoothed my hair to fit their no­tion of what beau­ti­ful hair looks like.’ @msalek­wek ‘Free­dom for all/ free­dom to smile/ To be/most im­por­tant free­dom of mind!’

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