Hey lovelies! Happy Wednesday! I was talking to my friend Bre this past weekend about hair and why some Black women feel the need to cover their luxurious crowns with someone else’s flat, lifeless hair, espeeeecially when the weave appears cheap, unkempt and dirty. Bre’s been natural for years, but still visits youtube for inspiration […]Read more "a hair texture appreciation post"
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 […]Read more "YOU go get a perm, Dick."
It’s modern day colonization. An invasion of our follicles. A new Black Code. I say bleep that bleep and do not support anyone or anything that doesn’t accept our hair in its natural glory. And yes, that includes schools and workplaces. I know it’s often easier said than done because we need jobs, right? Maybe. […]Read more "Black Hair v. White Laws [a reblog]"