Award-winning, Amanda Benedicta Antony, who is popularly known as Amanda Black, says there was a point in her life where she really didn’t feel pretty in her dark skin. She said that she loved everything about herself, but disliked her skin colour. However, Amanda has learnt to accept herself as she is
“I used to not like my dark skin because everyone said light-skinned girls were prettier’ said Amanda. She further added that she had fair-complexioned friends and sometimes she’d be the darkest of them all. We must admit that we not only love her voice, but also her looks. Amanda opened up on True Love Magazine that she sometimes doubted her looks
She accepted herself when she started learning history about her culture, which is Xhosa. Amanda started embracing who she is after reading Steve Biko’s Black Consciousness. The Amazulu hitmaker, recently scooped two awards at the 16th Metro FM Awards.