As a brown-skinned girl, my summers were once filled with self depravation. I avoided going swimming or out to an amusement park because of worry I would get darker.
After a lifetime of being mocked for her brown skin, Amanda Agustin describes how she came to embrace her skin tone and love laying out in sun.
One of my Caucasian classmates had called me an n word and she was making fun of my dark skin and all I could do was cry.
Ever since I was young I’ve been uncomfortable about my skin color.