What do you do when you’re sick of rude racist remarks? https://thinkingoutloud16.weebly.com/home/a-call-to-self-care Written by Nana Akua: For more check out this Nana Akua is an aspiring writer and youth organizer. She has pioneered ProjectDreamBig and is passionate about youth engagement, cultural reform, and mentorship. She hopes to use her voice to shape culture.
“Good hair means curls and waves bad hair means you look like a slave At the turn of the century It’s time for us to redefine who we be” – I Am Not My Hair I often joke that India Aires, ” I Am Not My Hair” is the natural hair anthem. Women like India […]
Nana Abraham on Her New Book, “For Black Girls”
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 […]
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 […]