Why Beyoncé’s Brown Skin Girl is an anthem for black women around the world

Beyoncé (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Beyoncé (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

The album explores afrobeats and it features African artists such as Wizkid, Burna Boy, Busiswa as well Moonchild Sanely to name a few.

However, the one song from the album that has captured the hearts of black women around the world, myself included, is Brown skin girl.In the song Beyoncé celebrates the beauty of black skin – as it should be celebrated.

In the empowering song Beyoncé praises brown skinned women and says they’re skins are just like pearls and she assures us that there is no such thing as having too much melanin or being too curvy. Black women from around the world have been embracing the song like raindrops in a time of drought and it’s almost as if this is the song that we as black women have been needing to hear all our  lives.

Mothers have taken to social media to sing the lyrics “Brown skin girl, your skin just like pearls, the best thing in the world, never trade you for anybody else” to their daughters and fathers are loving the message in the song as it carries a powerful message to both young and older black women –  this song is a love letter to black women and we are loving it.