Is That Your Hair?

Him: “Is that your real hair? Nevermind, yeah that’s your hair I can tell. Yeah, that’s all you.” Dafuq? He said it so confidently and so damn loud that I didn’t have a chance to actually respond. He also had a full blown, 15-second conversation, aloud, with himself about my hair and it’s potential realness,…

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No, You Still Cannot Touch My Hair

For some reason, I never thought about the issue of people touching my natural hair until it actually happened. My friends and relatives who I know personally do it, but what about when it’s a stranger—who’s white? I’ve felt beautiful, ugly, insecure, nappy, good, bad, #flawless, and flawed the five years I’ve been natural. Accepting…

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