Just the other day my white neighbor said to me as I was walking my daughter “Did you do something different to your hair, it looks great, it’s long!”
Well that something different was that I had just blown it out and flat ironed my hair. Of course I wasn’t surprised by her comment because most of my white friends are clueless as it relates to black hair. On the other hand, I usually like to utilize these moments as “teachable” moments. But instead, I found myself getting a little bit angry partly because I thought about how this same thing will impact my now natural head 14 month old.
Needless to say, I took the time to educate my fellow sister about all that hair I have lurking behind my coils and how it’s just as beautiful straighten or kinky. Her response was simply, “I had no idea your…
View original post 115 more words