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Model has brilliant response to someone who said she’d look hotter if she had lighter skin

Model has brilliant response to someone who said she'd look hotter if she had lighter skin

Mimi Mbah is a 19-year-old student and aspiring model from Gaithersburg, Maryland.

As an aspiring model, Mimi is, well, stunning, and also has to share a lot of photos of herself online.

Last week, some of Mimi’s photos were shared by @_AFRICANS_, a Twitter account that celebrates beautiful people of African origins.

There were loads of positive responses, but – because this is the internet and racism is still alive and well – there were some unpleasant ones, too, including one tweet that read: ‘[If] she was lighter, she’d be fire’.

Mimi refused to accept that sh*t.

She quoted his tweet and added her own comment: ‘No thanks. I wouldn’t trade my skin color for the world! Still [fire] tho’.

YES, MIMI.

That tweet quickly racked up more than 21,000 retweets, with loads of people praising Mimi for her brilliant response.

‘When I first saw the tweet , I was disappointed,’ Mimi told metro.co.uk. ‘I have heard it before when I was younger but I didn’t think people still think that way at this age

‘I’ve not always been confident with myself but the older I grew, the more I learned to love myself and stand up for myself.

‘I’m glad my tweet got the attention it did because now I have a lot of darkskin girls in my dms and mentions telling me how much inspiration that comment was to them.

‘It’s just nice to know that my confidence could help others.’

Mimi hopes her tweet and her online presence will continue to spread a simple message: ‘I want to tell all my darkskin women to stay positive and love themselves.

‘Dark skin is not a crime and they are beautiful the way they are.’

Bravo to that.

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Comment by Mani Obin on August 7, 2017 at 11:52am

My dear you a very beautiful black woman and stay as beautiful as you are your beauty is more than perfec.t 

Comment by Ivy A. Drake on June 27, 2017 at 3:22pm

That's right GURL let the HATERS know "BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL" in all our shades believe that  

Comment by Quentin Archer on June 7, 2017 at 7:17pm
Now that is a true statement people just don't understand that the darker the berry sweeter the juice.
Comment by AfricanGoddess on April 18, 2017 at 8:43pm

There are others spending top dollars to live in your Melanated skin...

Comment by AfricanGoddess on April 18, 2017 at 8:18pm

She look just fine with the skin she was born in... that melanated gold standard.
Not all are caught up in colorism,love the skin you are in. There are some vile forces out here who will seek to break and destroy her self worth out of jealousy or their own self hatred... psychological warfare!    

Fight back with love of self.

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Comment by Paula Belle on April 12, 2017 at 6:56pm
#MIMIFIERCE
Comment by HoeZee on April 6, 2017 at 8:22pm

I LOVE IT !!!  AND BTW ' SHE LOOKS AMAZING !!!! 

Comment by unell mitchell on April 6, 2017 at 6:49pm
I've seen other pictures of her and she is not really that dark. More power to her.
Comment by Omar on April 6, 2017 at 3:33pm
O M G....Her Beauty is FLAWLESS. Her melanin is POPPIN!!!

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