I hope that the Visions I saw when this was presented to me, We can come to an undersea in Social Media?
“Queens of Africa is about promoting positive attributes in the African child, with the aim to empower them, so they can become more self-confident, and be proud of who they are.” ~Taofic Okoya
As a little girl, I loved dolls. I prefered playing with dolls, more than any other toys. I enjoyed dressing them up in different outfits, and doing their hair. They looked like fairy tale princesses. They were so beautiful. I wanted to be just like them. I believe those childhood years of playing with dolls, shaped my perceptions of beauty. And according to those perceptions, “beautiful” did not look like me. We didn’t have black dolls during my childhood years, so my mother ended up buying me dolls that did not look like me. This resulted in a lot of insecurities. I believed I wasn’t beautiful, because I didn’t look like these dolls.
That’s why, I am…
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