(Photo courtesy of http://nappyme.wordpress.com) The Kink — Spirals like the DNA Molecule.The DNA spiral is the program for alllife.Perhaps one day, we will regard our kinkiness as divine as the ancients did,calling kinks, the spiraling hair of the Gods.
Checking out an article by Djehuty Ma’at-Ra — He reminded the reader that Perms are not Permanent! dherbs.comHe went on to school us about what Kwame Ture (formerly Stokely Carmichael) said in the rap song by KRS-One — Ya Strugglin’: No matter how hard you try to disguise yourself, it can’t be done. Africa is so strong, that regardless of what you put in your hair, she will
Blow drying…Okay. Weave drying on the clothesline… Ridiculous!!!
Many Sisters are repressing their NATURAL TEXTURE instead of embracing it!
(photo courtesy – Boston Globe/Evan Richman)The Sisterlock movement is alive! Sisterlocksoriginated in 1993, by Dr. JoAnne Cornwell,professor at San Diego State University.Here’s an article from January 6, 2008 Boston Globe by Meghan Irons.Sisterloctician Martine Bernard, explained that,“It’s healing hair….We are healing some of the ingrained feelings about our hair….God does not make mistakes.”
(courtesty of feministing.com)This Barbie Beauty is by Loanne Hizo Ostlie who sells Black Barbies on ebay. She re-roots the hair.
For those of us that can remember, this Duke Afro Hairspray Ad makes you want to bring back the day of the Afro…and the unity.
It’s Sensational, Joe Louis Hair Pomade” – around in the 1940s. Joe Louis wasWorld Heavyweight Champion from1937-1952.
(Photo: 50s Jazz Singer Bette McLaurin) Bette McLaurin
According to the blog Angola Rising, Angolans & other Africans believe there are spiritual qualities to the hair. Since it the closest part of the body to the heavens, it can reach out to gods & spirits. It is like an antennae that can transmit & receive communications to and from our soul.