But how can online activism achieve longevity? It was, however, the first time I noticed that race was a thing — an early introduction to the stigma attached to brown skin and browner names. They came of age with social media, so they took to the internet to vocalise their experiences. So she created one herself. Now, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr are awash with bindi-adorned brown girls demanding change.
Anahi. Age: 29.
Every community has its problems, but luckily the dominating voice here is one demanding acknowledgement and change.
Keira. Age: 24.
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Both, Mirusha says, are "objectively light skinned". I'm a mixed heritage, relatively light skinned South Asian. Shruti Mishra founded the DesiBeautyy Twitter account as a direct challenge to the underrepresentation of brown skin in fashion editorials and advertising campaigns.