I realized that I wasn’t ‘pretty to be a “darkskin girl’, I was beautiful because of who I am on the inside and not on the out.Ashley
I've learned to love myself, accepting that my body is beautiful no matter how it is, and that it will change many times throughout my life.Patricia
I won't let anybody keep me from clothes that make me look AND feel beautiful.Alivia
Although I'm not perfect, I know that I'm still important.Milan
Even when no one else does.
She faced backlash after withdrawing from the French Open, but she welcomed a needed discussion on what it means to speak up—in opposition to expectations, and in favor of yourself.
By: Imani Reynolds