This Girl Was Bullied For Her Skin Color. Now She's A Badass Model.
The Huffington Post Tue, Oct 25 8:40 AM PDT
Bullies, be gone. Khoudia Diop is a 19-year-old from Senegal who has faced bullying throughout her life simply because of the color of her skin. “I was picked on by other kids, when I was a bit younger because [of the darkness] of my skin tone,” she told The Huffington Post. “But this is something that is actually quite normal in Senegal. It’s not a nice feeling and I’ve had to learn to love myself more every day and tune out the negativity, which helps a lot!” (A 2015 survey revealed between 52 and 67 percent of Senegalese women use skin lightening products, Quartz previously reported.) Diop’s story of overcoming bullying and rising to success touched thousands. She’s now aspiring to be a ... http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/khoudia-diop-model-bullied_us_5...