A Nigerian lady identified as Mariam Besty Sule, has cried out on social media over a case of colourism which she has been subjected to over the years.
According to Mariam, she has been facing several rejections and insults due to her skin colour.
The beautiful dark-skinned lady, in a post via Facebook, said society has made her so uncomfortable in her skin that she resorted to editing her photos before posting them on social media platforms.
The young lady also revealed she has lost several job opportunities as a result of her complexion and some people jokingly call her names like “black board”.
“I’m very uncomfortable in my own skin, I edit my pictures lighter than my skin color because of how the society makes me feel about it,” she wrote on Thursday, February 18.
“A lot of time I was called different names as joke, but I noticed I was actually affected by it.. the ridiculous jokes of “black board or color of their black shirt” or you’re too black, I can’t give birth to a black child.
“I’ve gotten rejected for jobs because of my skin color and got insulted jokingly.
“Stop saying hurtful things to black women under the disguise of joke because they are colorist statements and you are a colorist
“Black is beautiful and I’ve learnt to love it and you will respect it.
Black is beautiful and deserves to be in all shows!”
See her FB post below:
- New Music: Asake Drops New Single Mr Money Ft Zlatan & PeruzziIn Celebrity News, EntertainmentFebruary 26, 2021Young fast-growing Afrobeats singer Asake drops the remix of his single “Mr Money”, and features two of DMW former signees Zlatan Ibile and Peruzzi. ...[Read more]
- VIDEO: KiDi Backs Guru’s Assertion That Kuami Eugene Is Loose TalkerIn EntertainmentFebruary 26, 2021Guru in an exclusive interview with Zionfelix a few days ago claimed that Kuami Eugene’s loose talk has portrayed his mother as a prostitute and yes, ...[Read more]
- Europa League: Ray Parlour names favourite club to win trophyIn SportsFebruary 26, 2021A former Arsenal midfielder, Ray Parlour, has named a club that can win this season’s UEFA Europa League trophy. According to Parlour, Manchester ...[Read more]
- Lovers found dead in their apartment in Delta StateIn Local NewsFebruary 26, 2021Two lovers, 33-year-old Emmanuel Oshiotu and Amaka Okeford, 25, were on Thursday found dead in their apartment at Uvwie in Uvwie Local Government ...[Read more]
- VIDEO: Salinko Says That People Around Funny Face Do Not Advice HimIn EntertainmentFebruary 26, 2021Kumawood actor, Salinko, who was insulted by Funny Face for poke nosing into his affairs hasn’t given up on talking about him. According to Salinko ...[Read more]
- “See what you are missing” – Toke Makinwa shoots shot at DrakeIn Entertainment, GossipFebruary 26, 2021Nigerian On Air Personality and presenter, Toke Makinwa has summoned courage and shot her shot at Canadian-American rapper, Aubrey Drake Graham. The ...[Read more]
- Bandits Are The Criminals Hired To Sabotage Jonathan’s Govt, But Have Been Abandoned – MailafiaIn Boko Haram, Celebrity News, Nigeria NewsFebruary 26, 2021Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Niger, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, has said during a recent interview that many of the bandits terrorising the ...[Read more]
- Europa League: Draw for Round of 16 conducted [Full fixtures]In SportsFebruary 26, 2021Barcelona presidential candidate, Joan Laporta, has officially announced the individuals he will work with should he win the elections. Laporta, a ...[Read more]
- NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza stepping downIn USAFebruary 26, 2021Polarizing Department of Education Chancellor Richard Carranza is abruptly stepping down effective March 15 after nearly three controversial years at ...[Read more]
- KOKOnista Of The Day: Inspirational Jourdan Dunn Is Helping To Raise Awareness Of Sickle-cell Disease And Diversity In The Modelling IndustryIn Celebrity News, Entertainment, Nigeria NewsFebruary 26, 2021Jourdan Dunn is a British model and actress who is leading the fight for diversity in the modelling industry. Jourdan Dunn was born ...[Read more]