The Lorain Horizon Science Academy in Ohio sent a letter to parents banning Afro Puffs and Braids for the 2013-2014 school year?
If this is true, and it appears to be, did the school administration have nothing better to do (when there’s so many other issues regarding our children’s education needing attention) then concern […]
Teaching young black children to love their natural hair from the start, begins with those closest to them.
In those formative years, when we are teaching our babies all of the essentials, which they often learn by the example that we set for them, let’s not forget to give them constant praise and positive images when it comes to their crown and glory.
Black people, as we all know, come in all colors, shapes and sizes. Because of our past history and our present choice, the black diaspora isn’t any one thing. Our hair is no exception.
Young children with kinky hair could feel that they are not beautiful; particularly when they see more images of people with straight hair who are acknowledged for their beauty.
When our children see fewer images of girls with kinky hair, it could lead to the perception that curlier, coiler, kinkier hair is less than desirable.