Unilever, Nivea, Garnier and Neutrogena are among the companies selling products that lighten skin.
I am reminded that aging isn't a privilege afforded to everyone, but one I would be grateful to have.
We need to challenge conventional ideas about beauty within society and black communities
I want my mom to grow old and feel the freedom to age.
My hair is thick and nappy — too different from that of the usual leading lady, so it is hidden on screen.
She's an inspiration.
I don't think I could live with myself, knowing I let the pressure to fit in with a bunch of judgmental jerks get the best of me.
And we couldn't agree more.
"Truth is, nobody really cares as much as we think they do."
She wants people to understand curvy women are REAL women.