The following is an excerpt of New Children’s Book Teaches Black Boys to Treat Black Girls With Respect written by Zahara Hill for Black Voices: Artist Lawrence Lindell wanted black girls to know they have much more value than a lack of media visibility and derisive comments from peers may lead them to believe. “We […]Read more "From Black Boy With Love"
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]"
Trying to keep up with my resolution to buy small, buy American and buy black more often- and be just as conscious of what I put on my body as I am of what I put in it- I gave Adé Vegan Hair a shot. I’d heard about Adé a few months back from Alex […]Read more "Shopping Small: Adé Vegan Hair"