10-Year-Old Shuts Down Bullies By Launching Clothing Line That Helps People Feel Confident In Their Skin

Meet Kheris Rogers – the 10-year-old who was bullied for her dark skin and decided to do something about it

Meet Kheris Rogers – the 10-year-old who was bullied for her dark skin and decided to do something about it

“I’ve been bullied a lot, like in the first grade, I went to school with just four other black kids,” Rogers said

“I’ve been bullied a lot, like in the first grade, I went to school with just four other black kids,” Rogers said

“And kids used to bully me because they weren’t used to my skin tone”

“And kids used to bully me because they weren’t used to my skin tone”

“There was an incident with a teacher and we had to draw ourselves and she gave us a black crayon instead of a brown crayon, and I was really upset”

“There was an incident with a teacher and we had to draw ourselves and she gave us a black crayon instead of a brown crayon, and I was really upset”

Then one day Roger’s sister wanted to make her feel better about her skin so she posted her pics on Twitter with the caption:

Then one day Roger’s sister wanted to make her feel better about her skin so she posted her pics on Twitter with the caption:

“My sister is only 10, but already royalty #FlexinInHerComplexion”

“My sister is only 10, but already royalty #FlexinInHerComplexion”

The tweet went viral with over 83k likes and it not only made her feel better but encouraged her to start an empowering t-shirt line

The tweet went viral with over 83k likes and it not only made her feel better but encouraged her to start an empowering t-shirt line

“I feel confident in it myself because, even if I still get picked on because I’m darker, when I put on the T-shirt, it makes me feel bold”

“I feel confident in it myself because, even if I still get picked on because I’m darker, when I put on the T-shirt, it makes me feel bold”

“I just hope that especially for younger kids, people start to feel more confident in their skin,” Pollard said

“I just hope that especially for younger kids, people start to feel more confident in their skin,” Pollard said

“It doesn’t matter how dark or light you are, just knowing that it’s beautiful and that your complexion doesn’t determine your beauty”

“It doesn’t matter how dark or light you are, just knowing that it’s beautiful and that your complexion doesn’t determine your beauty”

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