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The actress details her struggle with depression in her new memoir.
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Ashley Graham, Gabourey Sidibe and more show the haters who is boss.
Through the usual media gaze, even Lupita's traumatic true story of the self-hate she had for her dark skin has been rebranded as a Third World dark skin black girl narrative, overcoming the adversity of the mythical beauty norms of whiteness. While many black women share Lupita's story of struggling with colourism, it is important that we do not get trapped into universalizing it. Primarily, we should acknowledge and appreciate that there are actually many black women who have been raised to embrace their dark skin without the social anxieties of being affirmed by mainstream gendered standards.
Gabourey Sidibe looks miles away from the role that made her a household name. The actress, who starred as the underprivileged teen in the award-winning 2009 film "Precious", showed off her Hollywood...