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All The Shades of Beauty [VIDEO]

In 2020, there are so many external influences that have tried to reform beauty to specific standards. For Black teen girls especially, the pressure seems to constantly intensify as they are approached with social norms of colorism, racism, and westernized beauty standards.

Yet despite these judgments, they continue to thrive and accept the diversity of their shades as part of their beauty. Changing beauty standards and uplifting their peers to redefine what beauty is to them. Ten exceptional black girls ranging from the darkest to the lightest tones of melanin have chosen to participate in this multimedia video where they share their experiences, perspectives, and words of encouragement to the world and others like them. Featuring Black teen editors, artists, musicians, writers, creators and more; this video exemplifies Black excellence.