Child, Please: How Mama’s Old-School Lessons Helped Me Check Myself Before I Wrecked Myself (Excerpt)
Black girls already have the challenge of overcoming the baggage that comes with having booties and boobies. But what's a mom to do when her daughter is born with straight hair?
Natural Hair Wars: Coaxing the Generational Shift Toward Afros, Locs & Braids
Finally, my daughters and I can walk into my father's house happy to be me. finally, he's happy with our natural hair, too.
Little Black Girls, Natural Hair & Words That Hurt: When Colorism Strikes Our Kids
When grown women launch an online attack against a 3-year-old's skin and natural hair, a grandmother ponders how to combat colorism.
Little Dolls: Tenderly Tending to Every Strand of Brown Girl Hair, With a Smile
It's extremely important to tell little Black girls that their natural hair is beautiful. This is why.