All posts tagged: the natural hair movement

Her Naturel Hairstory: Kerdisha

Presenting the first reader-submitted Naturalista feature! Please meet the fabulous Kerdisha!

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The Truth About Natural Hair & The Natural Hair Movement

There is one major problem with the natural hair movement. Whether it was an unwitting happenstance or a conscious effort by some, the natural hair movement has created a monolithic view of what it means to be natural.

I’ve Been Featured on Neno Natural!

Being featured is probably the natural hair blogger’s highest form of flattery!  So color me tickled, when Neno Natural decided to feature me.  😀 Neno Natural is no ordinary blog.  Much like The Natural Hair Blog Directory, Neno Natural is a natural hair resource.  Its Queen of Kinks, Curls, & Coils features page is a combination of features and a directory of bloggers by hair type AND location! Check out my feature here!

Why Halle Berry’s Lawsuit Over Her Daugher’s Hair Isn’t Crazy

When I first read the headlines that Halle Berry took her ex, Gabriel Aubry, to court over her daughter’s hair three weeks ago, I immediately dismissed it as attention-seeking, celebrity nonsense.  However, when I read the article and the complaints hurled at Gabriel for trying to white wash their daughter’s image, my interest was piqued.

Is Transitioning A Waste of Time?

I joined Blogging University 101 and Writing 101 this month and the first challenge in Writing 101 is a stream of consciousness exercise. As I’m sitting here letting my thoughts flow regarding what I want to write about for this challenge, I remembered how someone mentioned to me once that it was a complete waste of time to transition to natural hair—one should just big chop.

Pentagon Relaxes Military Hairstyle Policy

This is the perfect example of how remarkable developments can take effect once we come together.  There is enough hatred in this world from the Ferguson, MO police crack down of what is essentially “a war on black teens” down to the petty Youtube comments that make us all realize just how deep roots stemmed in hatred can spread. But when we come together, beautiful things happen.