It’s impossible to celebrate Black history without celebrating Black follicles. From the revolutionary Afro in the 60’s to the “too ethnic” braids in the 80’s and the locs (a.k.a Dreadlocks) that still cause controversy today, it is clear that our hair is inextricable intertwined with fighting for our humanness and freedom.
On November 3rd, I had the honor to moderate a panel at DBUFF, the Da Bounce Urban Film Festival in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. DBUFF, celebrating its 5th anniversary, featured 35 movies from Black directors. One weekend long an audience could enjoy a wide variety of films from Hollywood to independent productions covering themes from racism […]
This is a perfect style for naturals, transitioners and even non-naturals. All you really need is a little patience and the right products so these tricks can help you to create these beatiful coils in your your hair. What you need: ~ Freshly washed untangled hair ~ Rattail comb (only to part) ~ Tangle Teezer (optional) […]
Besides family, love and health, happy hair is one more thing to be grateful for. Thanksgiving is the perfect time to show your gratitude with gifts that will only reciprocate love and make your hair flourish. Best of all, all of these gifts are shipped to your for free. Easy Foam Rollers Whether you rock […]
Many years ago, when I was a member of the popular hair site Naturally Curly, I participated in a discussion thread about what it means to be “naturally curly.” Many black women who posted to the thread commented on the increase in members who were chemically altering their hair with “natural” products such as Naturalaxer […]