“Her self-esteem was brutally assaulted at every turn by classmates who made her life a living hell.Known as ‘black and ugly,’ ‘monkey mouth’ and ‘African Booty Scratcher,’ she was told by many that she would never make it as an actress,” an excerpt from her biography reads.We know that Kendrick’s engagement was a hot topic among MN readers last week, so we’re interested in hearing what you ladies think about Strober’s comments.
“Well, well, well would you looky here,” Strober wrote. I will never support him nor his music with one dime of my money and encourage all dark skinned women not to either!
” The post spread quickly, with many cheering Strober on for slamming Kendrick. To give you a bit of background information, Strober is founder of the Dark Skin Is Beautiful campaign and creator of “A Dark-Skinned Woman’s Revenge” and “Ice Cream Lady’s Dream” stage plays.
According to the Florida native’s biography, she began advocating for people with darker complexions in 1998.
She was inspired to do so after enduring years of bullying at the hands of classmates who put her down because of her complexion.
Last week, we were so happy to report that Kendrick Lamar confirmed his engagement to his high school sweetheart, Whitney Alford.
However, it appears that not everyone was pleased with the big news.Over the weekend, self-proclaimed Dark Skin Activist Rashida Strober took to Facebook to call out the “Complexion” rapper over his wife-to-be’s appearance.According to Strober and many of her supporters, Kendrick is a hypocrite.Nothing is more all-American than a cross-country road trip.But much like there's more than one way to skin a cat, there are also many ways to cross the country.We put together 5 routes, complete with exhilarating scenery and the sites, restaurants, bars, and hotels you need to brake for. Day 1: Seattle, WA, to Bozeman, MT (10.5 hours): Interstate 90 starts right in downtown Seattle, and a few miles south lies Geraldine’s Counter, famous for its French toast.