President Obama talked about discovering skin bleaching creams in magazine advertising

I know people give me credit for accepting myself and loving myself. In the summertime I am dark chocolate and in the Fall and Winter I’m milk chocolate. I get really dark in the summer time. My friend Mike that I dated for over a year is East Indian and he said he gets really dark in the summer too. It’s summer now. Today is July 16, 2017. I would not lighten my own skin but I know girls lighter than I am that wish they could have lighter skin and it’s always been a secret desire some insecure self hating African Americans have with the color of their skin even if it’s light brown. It makes ms sick. I love the skin I’m in. I’m dark and I love being dark I guess you could say. Don’t tell me anything about my color. Walk on by…

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I am a Black Guyanese woman. I'm thirty nine years old. I went back to college to take Early Childhood Education classes. I want to get a second 48-credit BA degree in Early Childhood Education by 2021. I go to NJCU. I have a BA in Creative Writing from NJCU. I graduated from NJCU in August 2015. I transferred to NJCU from Mercer. I have my AA degree from Mercer in Humanities and Social Science since May 2007. I write poems, I write memoirs, I'm a blogger and I am taking a children's lit course. I love reading memoirs. I also do book reviews from time to time. My favorite poet is Emily Dickinson. I grew up in Ewing, New Jersey. I live in Princeton Junction with my parents!

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