Author: esoheagbonghae

  • How Colorism Changed The Perception of Black Beauty

    How Colorism Changed The Perception of Black Beauty

    Growing up in a predominantly white school, I heard “yeah you’re pretty, pretty for a Black girl” quite often. As a Black woman, that phrase left a mark- one that took a long time to heal. To put it blatantly, it’s dehumanizing and exhausting to hear.. The statement “you’re pretty for a Black girl” is […]

  • To Black Women In STEM

    To Black Women In STEM

    There are too many times where Black women aren’t given the proper respect that they deserve. From personal experience, the constant belittling and undermining of my intelligence and hard work often gets frustrating. Battling these daily challenges requires a lot of motivation.  To be a woman in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields is […]