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A 19-year-old aspiring model has officially made a name for herself by shutting down a troll who criticised her dark skin.

If you love the concept of different shades of beauty, then you might love @_AFRICANS_. They have more than 17,000 followers on their Twitter account that celebrates African beauty and embraces the different shades of African beauty.

Recently, they shared three of Cameroonian model, Mimi Mbah’s photos on their page.

Her photos were well received and many followers embraced her different features with a positive attitude, except for one Twitter user who decide to share something controversial: “If she was lighter, she’d be fire.”

Mbah’s comeback, shut the troller down with just a few words that received over 21,000 re-tweets and 58,000 favourites.

“No thanks,” she tweeted Sunday. “I wouldn’t trade my skin color for the world! Still..fire.. tho.”

The model received alot of positive feedback for standing up for herself.

Here is a look at some of the model’s photos:

People ask me to keep posting so I will #melaninonfleek #darkskin #melanin #blackgirlmagic #afro

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Missing my fro 📸: @hailblvck

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