These are just some of the comments that I have grown up with as a mixed race girl. I have grown up in a world where white boys used to ignore me because I was too dark and white girls would refer to my skin tone as a tan as if they were picking my ethnicity off a Duluxe colour chart. I grew up in a world where all of my TV shows had zilch representation of ethnic minority; Friends, Sex and the City, Mean Girls, and the only Disney princess I could be was Jasmine, because despite her being Arabic it was the only ethnic representation that I could dress up as. Where the magazines I grew up with were in a whitewashed world where Black was not seen as beautiful or worth as much as whiteness. This is why BlackFishing IS a problem and it should be talked about.
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Sometimes, like me, your mix encompasses roots in every continent and you love talking to people about it. And because of your mixed hair, buying the perfect shampoo and conditioner can be a life goal similar to finding the One. But I have a really dark forehead so it took me ages to find a good foundation that would adapt to the three or four different shades of my face. As the lightest one in my family, whenever I went out with my father, people would assume I was kidnapped. Aside from the confused looks, try being the one to write them all on a line meant for just two names. Your passport has more stamps than an Instagram traveller because you need to visit all your relatives at some point. MORE: The 16 terrifying stages of introducing your partner to your parents.
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