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sheinelle jones natural hair
For the last couple of days I noticed that Sheinelle Jones has been rocking her natural hair during the Today Show instead of her usual straight hair. Her hair has been semi blown out and pulled back in a low pony tail and when I saw it for the...
Yes y'all, this is a real thing! States and city's are now voting and creating opportunities for women and men to wear their own hair. The latest city to do this is Cincinnati where the City council has voted to make it illegal to discriminate against natural hair and...
According to NBC News a A Michigan third-grader was denied the opportunity to take a school picture because she had red extensions in her hair. According to school rules children should take pictures with "the natural color" of their hair. Read below: Marian Scott, who is black, showed up to...
little girl arrested for tantrum
Homeschooling my child is looking pretty attractive these days because for the life of me I do not understand how a police officer could ever feel comfortable arresting (WITH HANDCUFFS) a six year old little girl. Apparently in Florida at the Emma Nixon Elementary Charter School six year old...
So I was having coffee this morning scrolling through Facebook looking at ya'lls comments and pictures and stuff and I saw a post in one of the natural hair group chats I am apart of that made me stop. A mom shared a conversation she had with a stylist about...
I think this weeks reaction to the young lady in the H&M ad with the 'messy' after school hair was very telling about what triggers us as a community. If you have not heard about this story, let me give you a quick synopsis. This week H&M put out...
Ms.Opal Lee
June 19, 1865 now, and will always, stand as one of the most important days for Black Americans; It is the day that Union soldiers enforced the Emancipation Proclamation—President Abraham Lincoln's order to end slavery—and freed all remaining slaves in Texas. Now recognized as Juneteenth, the celebration of this...
y’all this thread right here! #nowords!   Ya'll something else!
California state ban
It's still kind of weird to read reports with headlines like "natural hair is finally allowed in this state or in that state". The reality we are faced with in 2019 is that we have to have actual laws passed to give us permission to wear the hair that naturally...
blue bell icecream licker
Have you all been following this story? Apparently the police have identified the girl who is in the video licking directly into a tub of ice cream like she lost her mind, but cannot press charges. If you have been living under a rock, the gist of the story is,...
Dallas county judge
What would you think if you saw a lady at Target with shaved sides and she told you she was a judge that worked in your county? Would you immediately question her profession based on her looks? Or would you be more open minded and not give her chosen...
Ya'll I legit have no idea why we learned Pythagoras theorem in school in lieu of major life lessons like changing a tire or ironing your favorite shirt. Practical life lessons are often left up to our parents and family members but it would be great to have them...
Michelle Obama
"It will be so refreshing to have a classy, beautiful, dignified First Lady back in the White House,". "I'm tired of seeing an ape in heels." Remember when Pamela Taylor The director of a West Virginia nonprofit agency decided she would post the above comments on Facebook about our forever...
Ashley Williams
Need some motivation? Last week the website Because of Them We can shared an amazing story about a young lady Ashley Williams, who graduated with her Master's Degree and Law Degree in the same week from two separate Universities in two separate States. They reported that on May 18th she...
White moms learn to care for black hair @styles4kidznfp.
I have had my share of questions from parents with children who are of mixed race as well as parents of adopted black children so I understand the need to help them be successful with regards to caring for their child's (children's) hair. Tamekia Swint is a Chicago hair stylist...
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