Invited by my former teacher Cynthia Mc Leod, researcher, accomplished author and UC Regents Professor at Berkeley, I headed to 1st ave in Manhattan to see The Ark of Return, the Permanent Memorial to Honour the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade at the United Nations.
While many across the country were knee-deep in mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce, Avenue Music Group (AMG) was giving back to their community and Going-Natural had the pleasure to support the venue.
Maybe this will be disappointing to you because I certainly did not save lives but I did have an inspiring day and I hope your Martin Luther King Day was at least as fruitful. I went to the famous Apollo theater in Harlem where Brian Lehrer and the great Melissa Harris Perry hosted an Uptown Hall […]
Yesterday Brooklyn College held its 2nd annual Women of Color and Identity Conference in the Gold Room of the Student Center. Men, women, natural, relaxed and weaved heads came together to discuss the topic of Black hair from different angles.
Life in Puerto Rico was getting better every day. I loved it here. Suddenly, I started to get sick. After I got out of the hospital mommy found out there was mold in our apartment. The lady that owned our apartment would not fix it, so we had to move really fast. After Christmas we […]
I was so excited to start the first grade here in Puerto Rico. The night before the first day of school I laid out my clothes, and I even laid out my green barrette to match my green shirt. I could not sleep at all. Every time I closed my eyes, my brain would be […]
Invited by Praise Iyiewuare, Master’s student at Columbia University, I attended Columbia Kinks and Curls, a Black Hair Event she put together with the on-campus Black and Latino Student Caucus. The goal was for Black students, faculty, and staff to come together for a dinner and discuss their experiences of the politics, ramifications, and perceptions […]
“Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Continue To Bring Peace To Our Lives And Our […]
Hi Going Natural family, I hope this finds you well. I want to invite those of you naturalists that are in the RTP area of N.C. to attend my meetup groups NNHMD event on May 19th. Check out the link and if not in the area check out www.nnhmd.com to find a local natural meetup […]
Overall I enjoyed the challenge. There was definitely variety between each model, and each of you did your best to capture your version of love and make proper use of your wedding pieces.
A Day To Love For this Challenge, we were told to talk about a Romantic Style for Valentines and Natural Brides. Valentine’s Day to me means showing the people or that special person in your life that you love and appreciate them! I feel this should be done every day, but Valentine’s Day is just […]
It has been a long time since I have wrote to update on my life since doing my big chop. I have to say I am still very happy with that decision of getting rid of my relaxed hair. It has been worth it through the compliments and complaints that people have made about my […]
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Summer is the perfect time to flaunt your napps and rock your fro. There are days however, that it may be better to hide them. For instance when there is rain in the forecast. Our coils are naturally happy, spiraling up to the heavens. Not even a few drops will get them out of their […]
Ok so its naturalqueen guys and for all my natural sistas out there im pround of you!!! But why is it that we have so many problems? Like 2 day this chick comes up 2 me asking me why do you wear your hair like that;( So i aske her why she isnt proud of […]
The day my idol (hair extensions) was toppled My hair story . . . . where do I start? Sadly, I have to confess that beginning of 2008 was the first time I wore my own hair as an adult woman. And when I say my own hair I mean relaxed but sans extensions. For […]