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
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.
This photo was in an Amtrak ad that appeared in Essence a few years ago. Blogger: Brunsli http://brunsli.blogspot.com/search/label/hairhas a discussion on whether the model is wearing fake or reallocs. Or perhaps she has added extensions to her natural locs.No matter, it is rare to see a loc sister in any major corporate ad. Some folks were
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
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.
The Rage — The Lace-Front Wig is thenew rage for many Black women. It wasmade famous by Tyra & Beyonce. RuPaul wore the wigs years ago.It was originally created for cancer patientsand women with alopecia. Here, again, the natural hair is hidden underneath the wigs.It has lace fronts that are glued to yourhairline to look like the fake
Comedian Paul Mooney made a thought-provoking statement. It was on a former BET Network show.He called out one of the panelists with permed hair. Mooney blasted,“She’s wearing her hair relaxed so that Caucasians feel relaxed.”Now, aint that the truth? White folks feel much more comfortable arounda permed hair Sister. A