35 Pictures of Heart-stopping Melanin

October 22, 2015
If you are familiar with social media at all, you’ve definitely seen the hashtags #BlackGirlsKillingIt, #AfricanMenKillingIt, #MelaninOnFleek and similar hashtags used a lot over the past few years. Social media and the love for selfies have definitely exposed us to more of the beauty of our African people. But even before the days of social media, there were the phrases “Black is beautiful” and Black don’t crack”.
So today, we are here to prove that these hashstags and phrases are not mere speculation but indeed FACT! Here are 35 images that show the beauty and diversity of our African people.

Somalia

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/656631157728157697
https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/652951277396209664

Ghana

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/654064569975984128
https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/633482106820292608
https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/647697882284466176

Benin

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/644598098921177093

Eritrea

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/643969461838577664

Tanzania

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/640722233577590789
https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/643948069394976768

Kenya

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/654053004321161216

Libya

Guinea

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/642123171735470080

Nigeria

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/654051326964445184
https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/644631828905750533
https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/652571208874074112
https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/637399459958231040

Algeria

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/643961934493126656

Morocco

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/644595819765739522
https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/656642314748694528

South Africa

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/645337264604717056
https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/654046464574947328/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Gambia

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/646104507059970050
https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/646105004768686081

Madagascar

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/647560595324162048

Uganda

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/647563492950679552

Sierra Leone

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/652293374016389122
https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/638503897913540608

Ethiopia

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/638823141767184384

South Sudan

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/654046152439037956

Congo

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/653716158869303296
https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/638503752044027904

Gabon

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/652957935941906432

Cameroon

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/636089363017940992

Ivory Coast

https://twitter.com/BAfricans/status/637411590585876480
If these pictures haven’t convinced you that Africans are beautiful, we don’t know what will! All images from @BAfricans

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