Commentary: Pretty for a Dark-Skinned Girl?

There's a doorman who shall remain nameless, who stalks around the front of an office building near my house. Kind, but prone to boisterousness, every time I have to pass this building to get home, he bellows out "Ey yo girl! I see you!" with such thunder that everyone within earshot turns to take a look. Unwanted attention ensues, but I let it slide because I know he means no harm... Here's what you had to say: T Keels commented: "I thought I was the only one. I have heard this all my life. I hate that comment. I am beautiful regardless of my color." Tyg wrote: "I really wish that the day will soon come when we all finally realize that Black beauty comes in every conceivable shade and color tone."


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