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Kayumanggi Diaries: The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard

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Kayumanggi Diaries: The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard

Why do we give so much unsolicited advice to people, especially kayumanggis? Do we think that they aren’t able to handle our uniqueness or are they guilty of making a bad first impression? Well, let me tell them something. It’s not our place to do that.  It seems like everywhere you go, there's always advice given. Maybe it's someone telling you to do something they say they don't want to do. Or maybe they give you advice that helps or gives guidance even though it's not what's best for you or the situation at hand.  The worst part about these...

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Debunking Kayumanggi Norms: What It Is and What It Is Not

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Debunking Kayumanggi Norms: What It Is and What It Is Not

In the Philippines, colorism is very prevalent. You can feel it everywhere. However, we’re no longer in the 18th century where society is deeply rooted in discriminating against any group they find less than. We are already in the 21st century where we have the opportunity to accept anything kayumanggi and let people know it has never been any less than anything. To date, other people think of some kayumanggis as not brown enough. And it's an unnecessary, unsolicited comment. Hence, these need to be examined to form a more proactive society where people wouldn’t be invalidated for being simply...

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