Bullied for Dark Skin

After watching the video with your mentee(s), ask the questions, below, to engage the young person(s) in a mentoring conversation with you:

a) What was Kheris bullied for?


b) How was this bullying affecting Kheris?


c) How does Kheris feel about herself now?


d) Who convinced Kheris to be proud of her dark skin?


e) How does bullying damage a person's self-esteem?


f) Do you know someone who is being bullied for being different in some way?


g) Can you help that person feel better about him or herself?  How?


h) How would you handle getting bullied?


i) Who could you turn to for encouragement?


j) What if you suffer bullying for being a Christian?  What does God say you should you do? The Bible says in Matthew 5:11-12, "Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me.  Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.


k) Have you received Jesus as your Lord and Savior?


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