Don’t use negative terms when talking about hair. Yes, natural hair takes getting used to, but that is because many of us aren’t used to working with our natural texture.
Our niece Anya is a beautiful young girl who is in love with her natural hair. She loves trying new looks and truly appreciates the uniqueness of her hair.
I decided to interview her to learn more about her natural hair love affair.
She also shared lots of great pictures of her journey over time.
If you are anything like so many other women of color out there, you probably haven’t gotten to know your hair’s true texture until later in life when you finally decided to go natural.
Whenever I read a news report about a black women or child who has been treated differently because of how they chose to wear their hair – au naturel – it makes me wonder: Are we being punished for having natural hair? Okay, I’ll concede that the word ‘punished’ may come across as a bit dramatic. But take the following into consideration:
Here’s a devastatingly heart breaking story of a young elementary school-aged girl who has experienced bullying by her peers because she decided to add length to her natural hair by wearing a weave.
Pamela and Dianne contribute to the discourse around a wonderful video which focuses on young children posing questions about their natural hair.