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Girl Bullied For Beautiful Skin Tone Gets Back At Bullies By Starting Own Clothing Line

This is so inspiring !

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To quote Queen B: “Who runs the world? Girls”

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.

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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.”

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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.

Thanks to that, Rogers has been able to fight back against the haters by starting her clothing line.

YES! You read right. The business stocks t-shirts in several colours that include the now viral hashtag: “Flexin In My Complexion” on them.

The money raised from the clothes, which cost $15 USD and up, will be going towards Rodgers’ education – which is a good cause in itself.

She’s hoping that her clothing line will help other girls grow more confident, adding: “I just hope that especially for younger kids, people start to feel more confident in their skin”.

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