Bloggers pen tributes to Karyn Washington

Karyn Washington eulogized by fellow bloggers  Karyn Washington’s untimely death is continuing to rattle the black blogging community and her fellow scribes are paying tribute. As previously reported, the beautiful For Brown Girls creator committed suicide after reportedly battling depression. It’s since been confirmed that the 22-year-old Baltimore, Md., native died by means of asphyxiation. […]

For Brown Girls creator Karyn Washington dies

Karyn Washington of For Brown Girls commits suicide A rising star in a positive self-love movement has died. Karyn Washington, 22, of Baltimore, Maryland was known for attempting to inspire African-American women to rescind colorism issues. In particular, she founded her For Brown Girls initiative and encouraged women to celebrate the beauty of their skin […]