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Letters to Those Along the Way

I spend a lot of time reflecting on the person I am, at the tender age of 25. I always felt like an old soul, but I acknowledge that I have so much of life left to explore, make mistakes, and most importantly. 203 more words

New Growth: Knowledge Is the Power to Change

Feeling Something’s Wrong

There’s a Nigerian utterance for every mood and every occasion. On the occasion that my sadness turned to lethargy, my mom would describe my demeanor to me in one such utterance, which conveyed a sense that one lacked the energy to even be tired. 397 more words

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The Deceptive Pick-Out

The one thing I couldn’t wait to do when I went natural was pick out my fro. And pick it, I did, but unbeknownst to me I was obscuring some major issues beneath a kinky halo. 340 more words

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The Tilt of my Crown Twist

Looking back on my old pics, I noticed the tilt of my crown twist changed over time, I thought about why that was.

My first crown twist could just barely secure the hairs from the top of my head, they were so short. 184 more words

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