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We The People: Peep the Black Girl Magic In this Powerful Teen Girls Poem

When four Black teen girls get together to write a slam poem about race, transracial adoption, single parent families and skin color, it's Black Girl Magic.

– Dec 6, 2016

Lupita Nyong’o’s Sesame Street Turn Helped My Daughter Discover Her Brown Skin

When Lupita Nyong'o tells Elmo she loves her brown skin, a little girl and her mother learn something special about themselves.

– Sep 25, 2014

Black Beauty: Lupita Nyong’o’s Message For Our Daughters

Lupita Nyong'o's Essence speech on learning to love her dark skin reminds this mother to appreciate the actress's impact on mainstream pop culture.

– Mar 2, 2014

The Skin She’s In: A Black Dad Ponders Colorism’s Effect On His Light-Skinned Daughter

By JAMAL FREDERICK I love my daughter in ways I could never imagine and she’s long crossed the threshold of innocent infancy. She’s at that...

– Jul 8, 2013