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Khali to urge FMU to embrace Afrocentric beauty

Poet, photographer brings message to Interactive forum on Feb. 26

Photographer and poet Saddi Khali wants people of African descent to accept themselves just as they are. He brings his message of what he calls “self-love” this month to Florida Memorial University. “There’s a dominant standard of beauty that is generally white, tall, thin and blonde and airbrushed. So many people don’t fit that beauty standard,” Khali says. “We have to undo some of the ways we see ourselves.”