Well, one 10-year-old is proving just that and is fighting back against bullying in the most epic way possible.
Kheris Rodgers has shown the world that she is a beautiful young lady inside and out. Unfortunately, that wasn’t always the case as she was bullied by classmates for her darker skin. She attended a school with only four other African American students but was later transferred to a new school to escape the constant taunting.
According to the Kheris, she believed that people were bullying her because they weren’t used to her skin tone; but sadly it didn’t stop with her classmates. “There was an incident with a teacher, and we had to draw ourselves, and she gave us a black crayon instead of a brown crayon, and I was really upset.”
Her older sister Taylor Pollard stepped in to help boost her sister’s self-confidence, posting pictures on Twitter with the hashtag #FlexInHerComplextion. The post went viral, and was retweeted over 300 000 times, and received an outpour of love and compliments.