"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…
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race relations

Black Women and Hair According to Summer’s Eve

I guess on the outside, looking in… Black women have a different obsession with hair.  (This is a fact, especially coming from a hair obsessed blog).

Now, when trying to market to Black women, I don’t think it is wise to mention our hair obsession, and lack of Vagina obsession.  Just saying.

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I mention this because of the recent Summer’s Eve’s Advertisements. (Click Read More for Video)

A Black hand talks about all the time spend in the club and, “hair on your head”, and the neglect to the hair down there while drawing a cactus.

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The Latino hand starts off by saying “Aye, Aye, Aye” and then in a heavily accented voice mentions the “trashing the tacky leopard thong.”  She evens mentions the ease of child birth while several storks carrying babies are displayed. 

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Blackanese

If you are familiar with the term octoroon, you understand that if you are 1/8th black, you are considered a Black person despite all the generations of any other race that may be in your ancestry.  This law was an economic decision.  Keep Blacks enslaved = free labor, more wealth for plantation owners.

In other nations like China, being Black can means something different.  A while back on Naturally Sophia‘s blog I saw the story of Lou Jing.  Lou grew up in China with her Chinese mom, never knowing her African-American father.

Click read more to see video from CNN…

Whenever anyone looks at Lou Jing, they see a Black girl.  Besides her skin color, Lou Jing is Chinese.  She knows no Black people.  Due to our interesting world, Lou needs to labeled, and put things into a neat box of race that does not exist for her.

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