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Terry McMillan on Oprah

Did yal see Terry on Oprah today?

On twitter NappyAsIWannaBe said “I’m watching Oprah & I just had a serious hair-gasm while looking at that fro @MsTerryMcMillan was sporting! FIERCE”

It’s true!  I had the same reaction!

The show’s theme was, once you find your authentic self, you will find happiness. Kind of perfect for a Natural Hair blog uh?  Jenny McCarthy, Terry’s ex husband, and even Terry shared the same thing.

Missed it?

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N’dambi – Can’t Hardly Wait

As you listen to this week’s music inspiration…
N’dambi’s Can’t Hardly Wait, remember she is speaking about a relaxer.

Sing it…

I don’t know why I keep messin’ with you
When you spend my money
Should I keep running home?
Messin with you

At times its funny
But I keep runnin’ home, messin’ with you
They tell me run, leave, but I won’t
I keep on, I keep messin’ with you

 

Watch the Video by clicking Read More. N’dambi is wearing a cute
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Ghetto Fab Wig

imageWhen I think ghetto wig, I think messy, unmanageable, plastic like.  Something with little class or taste. Sometimes the term ghetto is typically used in relation to something broken, and fixed cheaply.  But depending on who does it, it may be considered green.  We can probably talk for days on the meaning of ghetto.  Any hoot…

I quickly forget other people’s perceptions of ghetto.  For some, people see a Black person, and think ghetto.  What about Sasha and Malia?

During the day, I am a hotel sales woman.  A local country club called our hotel wanting to collaborate.  She explained how impressed she was with our Bellman.  She explained he was an tall African-American handsome man.  She continued to say she was so impressed with him.  He was polite, seemed to love his job and CLEAN.

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Video: Lauryn Hill Natural Hair Inspiration

When I listen to any song on the album “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,” I get goose bumps.  Even when I watch Sister Act I just say out loud, ‘DANG, that gurl can SANG’!!

I have heard that Lauryn Hill felt tasked with saving hip hop.  That responsibility, “people say” was a bit much, hence her long absences from the spotlight.

Whatever it is, I am happy to hear of her 2010 come back.  I am excited to see what she does with her natural hair.

“Oftentimes, the machine can overlook the need to take care of the people who produce the sounds that have a lot to do with the health and well-being of society,”
“And it’s important that people be given the time that they need to go through, to grow, so that the consciousness level of the general public is properly affected.”
~Lauryn Hill (1)

 

When I was deemed uncool for not rockin European style weaves, and acrylics, Lauryn taught me that I was okay to be different.  She asked me “How You Gonna Win When You Ain’t Right Within?”.  Being exposed to uplifting positive music forced me into a voyage of self.

This week’s natural hair inspired video is Ms. Hill’s

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