It’s never fun to share bad news but I am glad that at least I also have great news to go along with it. So in the hope that you will be overjoyed for me and won’t hold the bad announcement against me, I will start sharing the latter first.
A pioneer in the Natural Hair Care business has sadly left us: Titi Branch. Even if you haven’t met or knew her personally it’s very likely that many of you have seen her somewhere brightly smiling with her sister Kiki showing off their perfect curls in an ad for Miss Jessie’s.
most man have no idea about women’s hair and most White people don’t know much about Black people and their hair. “So the whole idea of a White man is going to tell a Black women how to wear her hair, I find completely ridiculous.”
Overcoming relaxer-induced alopecia and learning that the hair loss condition affects an astonishing 73% of African American women, motivated me to use my IT expertise to improve the health of Black women’s follicles and highlight the social injustice behind the numbers.