Dark skinned women world-wide have been branded the ugliest women on the planet. Dark skinned women have been called every name in the book. Manly. Burnt. Darkie. Blackie. Dirty. Ghetto. They have suffered in silence for years attacked by friends, family and society. In the black community, dark skin female beauty discrimination is the big elephant in the room. It’s the topic that people are reluctant to discuss, yet it’s talked about within the confines of trusted circles. Some have recognized it as a problem giving attention to it in popular media. A body of scholarly research has emerged addressing the issue. But no one until now has taken on the task of eliminating dark skinned beauty discrimination permanently.
Rashida Strober, the world’s first dark skinned activist, has created a groundbreaking form of activism calleddark skin activism. The goal is to eradicate what she calls Darkism which means the discrimination of dark skinned people. Since 98’ the dark skinned activist has been relentlessly advocating for what she calls “dark skinned beauty equality”. She’s appeared on TV, the cover of the Floridian, on radio and as the featured story for many newspapers. Yet it all started in 1998 when she gave her first historic lecture on the jet black Sudanese beauty, Alek Wek at St. Petersburg College. She spoke boldly against dark skinned beauty discrimination. Fans say they have never before seen anyone advocate as hard as she does for dark skin equality.
A victim of what she coined dark skin mental abuse, Rashida wrote her story. In 2006 she wrote the play A Dark Skin Girl’s Triumph. Shortly after, she wrote the sequel, A Dark Skin Woman’s Revenge. Showcasing her immense talent Rashida becomes multiple characters in this award-winning one-woman play. The story details multiple struggles of overcoming poverty and dark skin abuse. Sharing her personal story through the performing arts has helped her heal while helping others heal. From France to Africa to New York, fans send messages of support. A pioneer, Rashida’s dark skinned activism is the first of its kind. Rashida says the most rewarding part of what she does is helping others overcome. She can be counted on to be there for her fans. She listens without judgment. Fans know that Rashida truly understands because she’s been there.
Her fans can’t get enough. Rashida continues to deliver to them through her books. Titles include
- Darkism, the book version of A Dark Skinned Woman’s Revenge
- Hottest dark skinned chick on the planet, the first motivational book ever for dark skinned females and
- the audio-book, A Dark Skin Girl’s Triumph
Rashida’s books can be found at booksaboutdarkskin.com.
As a part of her international dark skin activism initiatives, Rashida is bringing the award winning play A Dark Skin Woman’s Revenge to FORT WORTH, TEXAS! Fans want to know what happens when a dark skinned woman gets fed up! They will find out on Saturday, November, 12th, 2 SHOWS 1PM and 6PM at the Dock Book Shop located at 6637 Meadowbrook Dr. Fort Worth, TX 76112. Purchase tickets in advance by calling 817-457-5700 or at the door. Investors and Sponsors Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org