While the public is exposed to more “black beauty” the amount of criticism has also increased, and this criticism spills directly onto the black community. For many young, black girls, the mainstream black beauty standards that society has set in place can alter their perception of themselves.
Dear White People, there’s no handbook on this stuff, we get it. And, anti-racism is not taught widely in schools. So, please be willing to entertain the possibility that you could have some blind spots.