Sudanese Model Nyakim Gatwech Encourages Black Girls to Stay Black

Meet Sudanese Model Nyakim Gatwech ''Queen of Melanin''
Meet Sudanese Model Nyakim Gatwech ''Queen of Melanin''

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Skin whitening and bleaching creams are the new beauty trend. However, this is not the case for Nyakim Gatwech, the Sudanness model who advocates and encourages black girls to love and adore their melanin.

Her moonshine dark skin has earned her the nickname ‘Queen of Dark’ and it just goes to prove that beauty comes in all shades.  Nyakim Gatwech stands tall, strong and beautiful. She is on a journey to promote skin positivity and self-acceptance.

“I was [asked by] my Uber driver the other day, he said, ‘Don’t take this offensive but if you were given 10 thousand dollars would you bleach your skin for that amount?'” the beauty queen wrote on Instagram in late March. “I couldn’t even respond I started laughing so hard.”

“[Then] he said, ‘So that a no’ and I was like hell to the f*king yeah [that’s] no, why on earth would I ever bleach this beautiful melanin God [blessed] me with,” she added. “[Then] he said so you look at it as a blessing?”

In spite, all cruel and negative comments from haters on Instagram such as, ‘You black as hell, take a shower’, the 24-year-old can’t just stop loving her dark complexion.

In another post, she wrote: ”Black is bold, black is beautiful, black is gold. Don’t let American standards damage your African soul. Love the skin you live in, no matter what colour or shade it may be.”

Nyakim Gatwech currently resides in Minneapolis. She stands as an eye-opener to young black beautiful girls to trust their melanin and to shun skin lighting, to preserve their African souls.

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I refuse to be identified as just a black woman I refuse to be called simple I refuse to be told I can't do this or that because of whatever reason they might have. Because I am smart I am lucky I'm blessed and I am just me not simply black. Having this dark skin is a blessing is A bonus to my beauty and I wouldn't traded for anything in world in the world let along thinking of bleaching!! Because self love is very important❤️👌🏿 ||.Unseen.|| : : ||.Creative Director, Styled & Photographed By.|| @isaacwest || : : ||.Outfit By Fashion Designer.|| @brislarara || ||.Brand.|| @y.essenya || ||.Model.|| @queenkim_nyakim || #blackexcellence #slefloveisthebestlove❤️ #melaningoddess✨🍫 #melaninpoppin🍫❤️✨ #queenofdark🍫🖤👸🏿 #southsudanesebeauty🇸🇸🇸🇸😍😍🙌🏿 #blackgirlmagic💫✨ #blackbeautyqueen👑💋 #nuergirlbeauty💁🏿💁🏿 #nubianqueen👸🏿 #africanqueen🏺💎

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