Black Every Friday: BLK + GRN

BLK + GRN Happy Friday, fam! How are you?? I know I’ve been reposting a lot.. but, tis life. Deal with it. But really, summer has put so much life into me—keeping me productive and progressive—yet I do hope fall will let me recoup completely so I’ll have the energy to share more of my […]

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A Request — MikiAshanti (a poetry share/repost)

Is it wrong To want to be surrounded by melanin Drowned in an ocean of blackness To be so happy that you don’t even Want to reach the surface To see yourself echoed in everything To feel your life truly begin Is that too much to ask for I think not I’m not asking […]

Happy Monday, y’all! Please give the poet some love via A Request — MikiAshanti

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C.O.M.B: Your Hair (a repost)

I love this perfect acronym! I am all for personal style expression, but I’m even more for helping a brother or sister realize their ultimate, natural beauty. And the magic within our manes! Check out and subscribe! C.O.M.B: Your Hair — MINDSIGHTCOLLECTIVE I am going to break down the science bit using the acronym C.O.M.B: Coils, […]

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a lesson on black hair

  Black hair is a cosmic wire that spirals like the number 9 and 6. When you look at the shape of the 9 and 6, see it as representing a logarithmic spiral; the golden spiral or the Φ (Phi): the golden ratio. Our hair spirals like the galaxies and expands outwards like the expansion of […]

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YOU go get a perm, Dick.

I met a young lady a few weeks ago who broke my heart. A little. Since my arms were full, she – let’s call her Angel – greeted me with a warm half hug and a loving cheek squish followed up with a shower of compliments to my freshly chopped low fade. Angel went on to […]

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