Here are braids of antiquity…Thousands of years agoour sisters wore braids (more than likely a wig).The point is we need to embrace our hair; not run away from it…trying to Anglo-size…white wash…our naturalbeautiful head of kinkiness.Ever seen a perpetual weave-wearing sister without her weave? Her real hair is jacked up…chunks broken off,half kinky/half straight head of madness.
We are turning into CLOWNS. We havebecome bonafide hair imitators insteadof hair creators of our beautiful naturalness…Can you seriously say this hair looksgood?…Let’s learn to cultivate our kinkiness!!!
A recent study in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention stated hair relaxers donot cause breast cancer in black women.Now, these relaxers contain lye and calciumhydroxide. Additionally, manufacturers don’thave to list all of their ingredients becauseit is a trade secret. Is this suppose to be satisfying? Sisters areputting chemicals on their scalps that’s penetrating through their pores;
We condemn our hair to Death Row;a life sentence of denial, shame, bewilderment & imprisonment….We need a Kinky Hair Coup d’etat!
(courtesty of www.vanessaabyers.net)Nappy-Headed Ho(e) Enough said!!!
(photo courtesty of NY Public Library)Above is an Ancient Egyptian wig made of human hairattached to a net — 18th Dynasty Egypt(from Egyptology: Hanging in the Hair —www.homestead.com/wysinger/hair2.html)The wig is for a lady, in the style of the18th Dynasty, BC 1400. Also shown is a wig box made of kash orwriting reeds, discovered in a
Conspiracy Theorists! A naturalist proclaimed that putting extensions in one’s head is totally wrong! The reason: Most human hair extensions come from Asian hair. Therefore, the Asian hair has vibrations that are interfering w/ the souls of African-Americans. And this is part of a conspiracy to erase African- American identity. …just a thought….
text & artwork courtesy of http://theangryblackwoman.wordpress.com/) The Angry Black Woman’s Guide to Hair Etiquette 1. It is never okay to touch, pull, or stroke a black person’s hair without permission. No matter how different, cool, or fun their hair looks, you just don’t. 2. It is never okay to ask a casual acquaintance or a perfect stranger if their
How many of us could wear this T-shirt & mean it?
“Gotta get my hair done.” We will take grocery money, rent money, mortgage money, car payment money, telephone bill money, children’s clothes money and spend it to get our hair weaved, wigged, braided, permed, touched up, locked up…. We are some ladies that will splurge on our hair.