Camila Villafañe

By Camila Villafañe

LifeBuzz Staff

Bullies Said She Was ‘Too Black’ But Now She’s A Top Model.

Just as there are different shades of white skin tones throughout different cultures, the same can be said about people with dark colored skin. This is the story of a South Sudanese model who has one of the deepest pigmented skins you've ever seen.

This could totally put a whole new spin on the saying, black is bold, which is exactly what Nyakim Gatwech wants people to realize. So in her endeavor to get people to embrace her for the beautiful woman she is, she has become the ultimate queen of self-love and is making waves across the world.

Nyakim Gatwech wants you to embrace her incredible dark skin.

But she's not just doing it for herself, she's doing it for all women of dark skin color in an effort to teach people that black is bold.

Nyakim Gatwech wants you to embrace her incredible dark skin.

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The 24-year-old South Sudanese model is revolutionizing the fashion industry with her deeply pigmented skin.

In fact, her skin is so dark that she looks like the living embodiment of a beautiful silhouette, and she wants everyone to embrace this unique attribute that she's been blessed with.

The 24-year-old South Sudanese model is revolutionizing the fashion industry with her deeply pigmented skin.

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Of course, everyone's a critic, and she wasn't as embraced in the past as she is now.

Most people couldn't appreciate, let alone celebrate Nyakim's skin tone that made her so gorgeous and unique. Then she found success in the modeling industry and everything changed for her.

Of course, everyone's a critic, and she wasn't as embraced in the past as she is now.

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To make things worse, even people she didn't know were telling her what to do with her skin.

In 2016, an Uber driver told Nyakim that she should consider bleaching her skin, which implied that her dark complexion wasn't attractive.

To make things worse, even people she didn't know were telling her what to do with her skin.

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Nyakim could have cried or lashed out at the Uber driver that stuck his nose where it didn't belong.

Instead, she decided that the Uber driver's short-sightedness wasn't worth the trouble, so she laughed it off. But this little experience brought her closer to embracing her own appearance.

Nyakim could have cried or lashed out at the Uber driver that stuck his nose where it didn't belong.

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