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Final Project: Spoken Word “Time Spent”

  The topic I chose to focus on all semester had to do with women accepting their hair and the perception of it. In week 6 we talked about hair in class and that peaked my interest. From there out… Continue Reading →

“Good hair” and Acceptance of Women of Color

We’ve heard this term time and time again, growing up. The words “good hair” are thrown around without much thought. Women in the black community have always struggled with their hair and being accepted with it. Having naturally kinky and… Continue Reading →

Hair and its Large Impact and Importance to Women of Color

Hair is a subject that is very important to women and their self-esteem. The positive or negative view of one’s hair can greatly affect a woman, especially if she is of color. Hair, its length, texture and color, all effect… Continue Reading →

Happy to Be Nappy – Anti-Conformity in African American Hair

  Origin: Happy to be Nappy is a children’s book written by author Chris Raschka. It was originally published on September 10, 1999. The book features water colored pictures that show various forms of natural African American hair. Raschka uses… Continue Reading →

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