Zendaya On Colorism: ‘I Am Hollywood’s Acceptable Version Of A Black Girl

By: | April 23, 2018

Over the weekend, beauty enthusiasts attended BeautyCon Festival in New York City to celebrate beauty through self-expression and engaging panel discussions, meet-ups, and big brand activations. This year, Zendaya sat down for a conversation with Bozama Saint John, the chief brand officer at Uber, and discussed beauty standards and the lack of diversity in Hollywood.

A clip of Zendaya sharing her feelings on inclusion was shared on Twitter. She said, “As a black woman, as a light-skinned black woman, it’s important that I say, ‘Listen, I’m using my privilege and my platform to show you how much beauty there is in the African-American community.'” Read more at Yahoo.