“You’re pretty for a black girl”

image (2)Alexis,
Minooka, IL.

I hate when not just other races say this about black girls, but African Americans alone say this to individuals. I think it’s a insult honestly because what are black girls supposed to look like? Not pretty? Others may see it as a compliment but in reality it’s not. Beauty comes in various colors, shapes, and sizes. There is no real term for the word: beauty.

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  • Cara Crawford

    Well I’d have to agree. The other statement I have heard (an IMMEDIATE turn off) “I’ve never been with a black girl before”. I teach Special ED. I don’t have patience for ignorance/foolishness outside of work. Next.

 

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