Do we even know our real hair texture…that is consistently camouflaged under weaves,
braids, wigs, perms, etc.? …See Malena Amusa’s
Blog on Hair & Racial Politics: http://gold-platedwitchonwheels.blogspot.com/2007/03/hair-and-racial-politics.html
Rapunzel’s Daughter: What Women’s Hair Tell Us
About Women’s Lives
by Rose Weitz (courtesty of Amazon.com)
Ms. Weitz in her book explains that in the white community a slender woman is considered attractive regardless of her race or HAIR.
She goes on to say that in the Black community a woman with long, straight hair is considered attractive regardless of race or WEIGHT.
…SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT.
All the sisters know about the bedtime head scarf…
In Lonnice Brittenum Bonner’s book Good Hair….she says
in romantic moments when the brother wants to rub
his fingers through your hair — just let him…
Knowing all the while you’ve got the head scarf hidden under
the pillow…and when he falls off to sleep put that sucker
on your head!!!! (no holes or raggedness, please)