Dark Skin, Life as a Black Girl -

#MelaninEVERYDAY: Growing Up Dark and Loving It

Dark Skin, Life as a Black Girl -

#MelaninEVERYDAY: Growing Up Dark and Loving It

By: Melissa Issa-Boubé Comments of my skin tone filled my childhood and adulthood. When I was born, on my birth certificate, the nurse labeled my race as “chocolate,” a tag that remains today. Catcalling men yell, “Hey sweet chocolate!” and women often ask for my skin care regimen. I have heard people say, “Your skin tone […]

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