“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. Meet Nyakim Gatwech who has the title “Queen of the Dark”. The South Sudanese model Nyakim Gatwech teaching the people not to be afraid of the dark. she is breaking down the barriers of conventional beauty and encouraging people to do exactly the same, with her deeply pigmented skin and fierce determination.
24 years old Nyakim Gatwech now lives in Minneapolis Minnesota, she has no shame about her melanin and she knows that the world is aware. she said “My chocolate is elegant. So is what I represent… A nation of warriors,” she posted many photos on her Instagram account which routinely exceed 10 thousand likes each. she said in one post that an Uber driver suggested she try “bleaching ” her skin but her only response was laughter.
“You won’t believe the kind of questions I get and the kind of looks I get for having this skin.”
Gatwech not only have a unique identity in the fashion industry but she also a voice for black rights around the world. Even she received a title “queen of the dark” and she happily accepted. “Black is bold, black is beautiful, black is gold… Don’t let American standards damage your African soul.” beauty is not in the face, beauty is a light in the heart.
24-year-old Gatwech has a unique identity in the fashion industry.
Gatwech got success in the fashion industry when her unique beauty was not celebrated by all.
in 2016, a uber driver suggested she try “bleaching” her skin but her only response was just a laughter.
Nyakim Gatwech is also a voice for black rights around the world.
she captioned in an Instagram post “My chocolate is elegant. So is what I represent… A nation of warriors,”.
now she lives in Minneapolis, she has no shame about her melanin and she knows that the world is aware.
“You are beyond beautiful and the love I have for you is unconditional because you are me,” she wrote.
“Let’s show the world how beautiful and intelligent we are apart from just being dark-skinned”.
The unique beauty and fashion icon have now gone viral, also has 100 thousand followers on Instagram.
Although, she still receives the discouraging messages she is strong and has the courage to do some more.
“My skin absorbs the suns rays and my hair defies gravity. Now you can’t tell me I’m not magical!”
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