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RIP Karyn Washington Founder of For Brown Girls

I did not know her. However, I pray she RIP, and for had family. God bless us all.

Brown Skin Women

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It truly saddens my heart to have read this news the morning that Karyn passed from an apparent suicide. When I saw the tweet by Clutch Magazine I immediately thought it was a joke.

Karyn Washington age 22, a beautiful brown skin young lady was on a mission to combat colorist. She did so through creating For Brown Girls and starting the dark skin red lip project. Karyn planned to begin a mentor ship program for girls of color. As she once explained she had major difficulty with identify for most of her life. Perhaps she was still battling the crisis internally. I know she was struggling with her mom’s recent passing, but…I didn’t know she was hurting so deeply.

I had the pleasure of working with Karyn on upcoming projects and events. As our visions with our platforms were closely aligned. Never once had it crossed my…

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