"Don't remove the kinnks from your hair, remove them from your brain. ~Marcus Garvey
Hair Craft Project

Hair Craft Project

I got my hair styled.
Not “done”, because my hair does not need fixing, and is not broken.
Chaundra Lockstar styled my hair of Naturals Salon.
Here is the pic she posted of…

Hair Craft Project
Sasheer Zamata on SNL

Sasheer Zamata on SNL

I watch Saturday Night Live - I don't always get the jokes. The episode with Kerry Washington was hilarious! Let's admit it, diversity of any kind is just more interesting.…

Sasheer Zamata on SNL
Naturally Happy Hair

Naturally Happy Hair

So, have you seen it yet?  Naturally Happy Hair Magazine! Natural Hair & Lifestyle...

Look how happy my hair is while I read the pages...

The first edition is the spring edition-…

Naturally Happy Hair
The Truth Natural Hair Brunch

The Truth Natural Hair Brunch Review

What does the truth mean to you?

For me, the truth means finding an inner peace.  Our event on April 20th, used natural hair as a vehicle to help others find…

The Truth Natural Hair Brunch Review
Richmond Natural Hair Brunch

The Truth about The Truth Bruch (Richmond Vir…

Forgive me, i have not been completely clear about the intentions for The Truth Brunch.

See, it does not matter WHY or WHEN you went natural. It does even matter if…

The Truth about The Truth Bruch (Richmond Vir…
Hairstory Natural Hair Salon Rancho Cucamonga CA

Natural Hair Salon: Hairstory Rancho Cucamong…

Special Thanks to Imani Nash-Bey, Owner and Senior Certified Sisterlock Consultant of Hairstory Natural Hair Salon.  Ms. Imani took the time to answer questions and give us an inside look…

Natural Hair Salon: Hairstory Rancho Cucamong…


Sasheer Zamata on SNL

I watch Saturday Night Live – I don’t always get the jokes. The episode with Kerry Washington was hilarious! Let’s admit it, diversity of any kind is just more interesting. When they debuted the new staff they were hard to tell a part, they all looked the same. Can you imagine my excitement when I heard the announcement of the new cast member, Sasheer Zamata!

sasheer zamata

Sasheer is already my best friend in my head. She is not the typical Mammy, Sapphire or Jezebel you often see portrayed in popular culture. She is not just beautiful, well spoken and funny – she is like the NATURAL girl next door!!

Here is some of her previous work…

What do you think, are you as excited as I am?

Sheryl Underwood’s Self Hatred

The largest hatred to overcome is that of the self.  I am so happy about the growth of natural hair.  So many women of color who would have never considered embracing their curls have ditched the creamy crack to embrace their god given strands.

We are now working to program ourselves to embrace our god given attributes- but sometimes we slip and show we truly don’t value ourselves.

I haven’t had a positive few of The Talk especially many of the comments of Aisha and Sheryl.  The panel was asked their opinion about Heidi Klum saving her sons’ afro hair after a trim.  Sheryl Underwood used it as an opportunity to talks negatively about curly, nappy, beady hair – why would you want to save that?

I respect that Sheryl apologized for her inappropriate joke, however it shows a much larger issue. 

Self hatred, especially among Black women and their kinky hair!


Loving Q.U.E.E.N by Janele Monae’ and Erykah Badu

I have not hosted a musical Wednesday in a while.

In general, I am sooo tired of judgmental people. That is why I LOVE this jam Queen.

I like to twerk in the mirror, and dance all alone, sometimes late at night. I also think EVERYONE should have civil liberties like getting married.

Music should have meaning, and purpose…

I am loving how women are more empowered to be themselves, and step outside the box of suppose to.

David Sha – Her Hair (Natural Hair Anthem)

I received an email from Houston based musician David Sha telling me about his anthem for Natural Hair – “Her Hair”

The video begins with my favorite quote

I’ve decided that in 2013 I will NOT just listen to music that is entertaining, but music that tells a story, is positive and uplifting.

Happy Hump Day!

Satirical: Natural Hair Myths Dispelled

Thanks Shanika for bringing this to our attention.

It is a satirical short titled, Natural Hair Myths Dispelled, playing off of real and imaged natural hair questions.

What do you think Kinnks readers?

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