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Unapologetic “Dark Skin” Selfies Go Viral, Adding Fuel To The Revolutionary Pro-Melanin Movement

Alicia Daniella recently launched the viral hashtag #IWillNotApologizeForBeingDarkSkin to combat bullying and encourage self-confidence.

For the past several months, a pro-melanin social media movement has been on the rise. A family of empowering hashtags have emerged on Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram, prompting a crowdsourced celebration of self-love. There’s #BlackOut, #FlexinMyComplexion, #MelaninPoppin, #MelaninMonday, and, of course, the straight up, no chaser #Melanin.

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