Braid Extensions are good to give your hair a rest…But it also gives aSister false hope. It’s make-believe long hair . One step up froma weave or wig because it’s more Africentric? But it’s still imitation.And some Sisters go way past the expiration-time-to-take-out date.The Kink Rules and it’s not going to let any synthetic hair stop it’s
(courtesy of happynappyhead.com)What is this child’s mother thinking putting fake braids in her toddler’s hair? Instantaneously the message to the young one is that your hair is not good enough. And more importantly the tension of the braids is ruining the little girl’s tender scalp….Shame…Shame…Shame.
Braiding ventures all the way back to antiquity fromAncient Egypt to today…
Bold & Beautiful. Poet Frances Harper wore cornrows while on the lecture circuit with the American Anti-SlaverySociety in 1867. She did not bow down to the white standard of beauty trying to straighten her hair.
Photo credit: John McCusker New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu looks like he is familiar with black hair.