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“Take The Kinks Out of Your Mind Not Your Hair”

Black men need to be included in the conversation of beauty because as someone so beautifully articulated on twitter” the same message black women get that they are not beautiful black boys get that black women are ugly” and its wreaking havoc on relationships. We need to do a better job of reminding little black boys they are handsome , their brown hues, rounded noses, naps, kinks and curls included. Thus putting them in a position to love themselves and help affirm black women if need be.

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“Nappy”

Growing up, I never knew what to do with my hair. It was long, but I felt it was super course and “nappy” so at a young age I resorted to putting it back into a ponytail. My earliest memories of my hair are full of pain and shame. I remember my mother straightening my…… Continue reading “Nappy”

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Letting Go…

Two weeks ago I posted a blog and video about my thoughts on black women and our love affair with fake hair. I had a few people tell me they agreed with a few of my thoughts. Some disagreed and still others had their own story to share. I asked a few of these women…… Continue reading Letting Go…

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Wigs, Weaves and Wishes…

Take this quiz: How do you really feel about your afro-textured hair? Our Afro textured hair is so unique that among 100 black women you would find such a wide array of differences that it would cause your head to spin. Our hair in it’s natural state is intriguing and admired by many other cultures.…… Continue reading Wigs, Weaves and Wishes…

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5 Reasons You Might Say Something Racist (Part 3)

4. Exposure If you grew up with a bunch of people from other cultures it could be easy to assume because of over exposure that you know everything about them and their experiences. But do you really? Have you ever asked them about how they feel about specific comments that people make or racist things…… Continue reading 5 Reasons You Might Say Something Racist (Part 3)