The Young, Black, and Fabulous blog nailed it, calling Jermaine Jackson a wax museum piece. And check out his hair. It looks like tarred asphalt on crack.
To the Sisters (and handful of Brothers) who put chemical straighteners crack cream in their hair — Did you ever wonder why the hairstylist is wearing gloves for protection and your head & scalp is bare naked?Does that tell you something about the harm of the crack cream?
Free Your Hair & ….Your Pride will Follow
Should Negro Men Marcel Their Hair? This was the title of theabove article from Jet magazine on September 24, 1953.Some folks back in the day said marcel or processed hair; also knownas konked hair looked, “sissified” on Brothers.A konk-wearer explained, “We don’t look any more sissified than themen of Victorianian times who powdered their wigs or wore pompadours.” The
Aren’t Hair Relaxers nothing more thancrack cream?It’s addictive…relatively cheap…easyto get & one of the hardest addictions to overcome.And it easily takes over one’s life.Additionally, it damages your hair,scalp and who knows what else asit penetrates your blood stream.Being hooked on hair relaxers makes one ahair dope.
Mother Daughter What are we teaching our children?
Are we legitimizing another culture? …& rejecting our own?
Cream Crack How Do I Hate Thee! by BoingBoing You hooked me! I woke up in cold sweats pining from your deadly fumes that filled me up with the aroma of love. You burned me! To touch you left me with patches that stripped life away from the very roots that bloomed from within.
Garret Augustus Morgan (1877- 1963) The website Skin Biology: The Truth About Hair Relaxers,elaborateson how Garret Morgan, known for his invention of the traffic light and gas mask, also invented the first hair relaxer.He was working in a sewing machine repair shop around 1910. Garret was trying to invent a new lubricating liquid for the machine needle.The story goes that
Which makes more sense …this? or This?