Tag: #blackhair

TO BLACK PARENTS VISITING EARTH–LETTER #3: HAIR (Part II)

Letter #3: Hair Part II To Black People Visiting Earth: For the first few months of kindergarten, I styled my daughter’s hair in braids and twists because I was afraid of subjecting her to more ignorance at this predominantly white private school. On… Read More

TO BLACK PARENTS VISITING EARTH–LETTER #3: HAIR (Part I)

Letter #3: Hair Part I To Black People Visiting Earth: It took many jars of relaxing cream and scabs on my scalp before I stopped strangling Africa.  The day I stopped putting chemicals in my hair was the day I began loving… Read More