Africa is the land of plenty and the land of beauty as well as "the Land of Beauties".
If you visit any African country, any city, any village, you will not go far without seeing many a Beautiful African women
! The one thing that separates A beauty from another beauty in Africa, is the variety and the array of dark to light skin shades, the sparkle in the eyes and unique characteristics.
While outer physical looks are what appeals to the eye, many of these beautiful women radiate with charm, class and a sense of elegance that is completely breathtaking.
Everyone has their own perception of what beauty is or should be but no one can disagree that those beautiful african women are among the most memorable, that make countdowns and classification too uncertain and short-sighted to depict them.
So many countries are blessed with brainy, stunning and beautiful women, that I let you chose which ones are your favourite ?
If you are anything like me, you probably have difficulty to chose from...?
Why not Embrace them all ? And acknowledge that Beauty is indeed Variety !
“Dipped in Chocolate, bronzed in Elegance, Enameled with Grace, Toasted with Beauty. My Lord, She's a Black Woman.- Dr. Josef Ben-Jochannan
“You will be wounded many times in your life. You’ll make mistakes. Some people will call them failures but I have learned that failure is really God’s way of saying, “Excuse me, you’re moving in the wrong direction.” It’s just an experience, just an experience.” – Oprah Winfrey
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any". – Alice Walker
We delight in the Beauty of the Butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that Beauty. - Maya Angelou
I have come to believe that caring for myself is not self indulgent.
"Caring for Myself is an Act of survival”. - Audre Lorde"
"You are young, gifted, and Black. We must begin to tell our young, There's a world waiting for you, Yours is the quest that's just begun. - James Weldon Johnson
"The minute a person whose word means a great deal to others dare to take the open-hearted and courageous way, many others follow." - Marian Anderson
“Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than the skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one's soul; when birth places have the weight of a throw of the dice and all men are born free, when understanding breeds love and brotherhood.”
― Josephine Baker
"I've pretty much learned I can let that [being black] hinder me if I want to ... or I can fight for different kinds of roles." -
"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away." - Maya Angelou.