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When Being Yourself Doesn't Seem Like Enough

So it finally happened. One weekday evening last week, our oldest son said the following to my wife: “Don’t worry mommy. I like your hair, but straight hair like Rapunzel’s is my favourite.” 303 more words

Viola Davis, Shonda Rhimes and The Black Woman Stereotype

Like many black women in this world I respect Shonda Rhimes. I may not agree with all the content she creates, but I respect  what she represents. 1,028 more words

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Black Owned Carol's Daughter Sold Out To L'Oreal

L’Oreal USA announced today that it has purchased beauty company Carol’s Daughter, which will help the company reach a diverse consumer base. What exactly does that mean? 483 more words

Health And Beauty

Before the Journey Begins...

Growing locs is usually a long-term committment, and rightfully so, requires some thought and consideration before taking the plunge. You must be prepared mentally, physically, and spiritually… 327 more words

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Carol's Daughter Sells to L'Oreal...Not Mad

Today, L’Oreal USA scored with the purchase of Carol’s Daughter.  For all of the kinky haired fans out there, this may seem like reason for alarm, fearing the corporatizing of the brand that has maintained it’s neighborhood feel (despite being available in major retailers like Target and JC Penney…and also Ricky’s). 404 more words


Black Hair and Marxist Cultural Aesthetic

In response to both Ashley’s and Lauren’s posting regarding hair, I would add to the incredibly confusing, chaotic condition of African Americans live in today. Like the Chris Rock documentary, … 797 more words

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