Referee Alan Maloney officiating at a south New Jersey Buena Regional High School wrestling match this past December ordered star wrestler Andrew Johnson to cut off his locs or forfeit the game. Young Andrew only had 90 seconds to decide. As you can see in the above video some woman viciously cuts Andrew’s locs… And
Remember when one could buy cigarettes at a vending machine? Now… it’s weaved hair!!!! Crazy!
From antiquity to today…see the similarity?
Here in The History of Natural Hairstyle & Black Hair, Chime (Hair Crush) takes us from Antiquity to now. This video includes our brainwashing, our shame, elaborate head wraps of the 1800s, to the current natural hair movement.
Unidentified w ofoman, [ca. 1890] Alvin D. McCurdy fonds Reference Code: F 2076-16-4-7 Archives of Ontario, I0024789 Clearly we were adding fake hair back in the 19th Century. The ponytail does not match the texture of her natural hair. Still today, we are trying to erase our naturalness with wig/weave on the brain.
In the 1900s Black women were figuring out how to embrace their natural hair. It looks like quasi-bantu knots. The modern Black Woman has embraced the bantu knots worn by women for centuries.
The era is not known. Clearly the sister is sporting this sweet afro before it was called an afro. Black Pride!
This is back in the 1920’s…No that’s not a weave!
Oh! The horror of weaves…Unsanitary utensils can lead to a breeding ground for bacteria, cause abyss on the head…and permanent baldness…Ladies is all this worth it — to hide your God-given naturalness?