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White Mom, Black Daughter, Natural Hair: When Beautiful Means “Different.”

By Stacey Conner “Who does her hair?” she asks me gruffly.  I look up from the table where I am trying to manage my four...

– Sep 11, 2013

Natural Hair: A Teen Struggles To Rock Her Locs Proudly, Courageously

I went #teamnatural 13 years ago with a very specific intention: to show and prove to my daughter, Mari, that she should be proud of...

– Aug 5, 2013

Natural, Not Nappy: Surviving Back-handed Compliments On My Kinky, Curly Mane

The thing of it is, I’ve had natural hair for about 12 years now—years before Shea Moisture and Miss Jessie’s found a home on Target’s...

– Oct 2, 2012