Be Beautiful: A Tribute to Mrs. Piper
by Leslie Herod
When I was growing up, I never looked in the mirror and saw a beautiful girl. I saw dark skin and kinky hair. I saw “different.” I would watch cartoons and Disney movies and believed “beauty” was reserved for those of a much lighter skin with straight hair. The media and the world around me reinforced what I saw in the mirror.
As I grew, … CONTINUE READING