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Here Are Some Insults Too Many Black People Have Heard. Who Said Them Might Surprise You.

I'll never forget in elementary school, after coming back from a long weekend at the beach, my classmates called me "burnt French toast" because my skin had gotten so dark. I remember being upset not just because they were making fun of my skin, but mostly because I really liked my skin and couldn't understand why being darker was suddenly a bad thing. The fact that black people come in so many shades is incredibly beautiful but sadly has always come with its own complications. This short documentary explores some of the stereotypes associated with different skin tones along with the effects of colorism in the black community.

Here Are Some Insults Too Many Black People Have Heard. Who Said Them Might Surprise You.

Amymarie Gaertner shared a revealing video she created about how difficult it is for people with ADHD to clean the house and many are saying it perfectly describes the disorder.

Gaertner admits that she's "never been professionally diagnosed but it's pretty damn evident I've had it since I was little." But her behaviors mirror those described by ADHD blogger Katy Rollins, who says that "many people who have attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) have difficulty with tasks like household cleaning and organization."

"The requirements of these tasks often max out our ability to logically and emotionally even start them, never mind follow them through to completion," she adds.

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