Shades of YOU (SOY), 100 Shades of Black! Pride comes in many shades. (SOY) is featured artwork from The Shades of YOU project which includes and inspirational color therapy, children's book titled "Shades of YOU, 100 Shades of Black" by Author Mantra Lotus. The artwork is created by picking true colors taken from the photos of a variety of skin tones of African descendants from around the globe. and hand drawn then digitally enhanced.