Selina Carrera, Musician

The beautiful and talented Selina Carerra and I spoke a year ago. This long, overdue interview took me days to cut down, because Selina offered nothing but gems about being a baddass woman of color. You have no idea how hard it was to edit her inspiring words. I truly hope you can pull the…

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Mahisha Dellinger, Founder of CURLS

Beginning her career at Intel, Mahisha Dellinger decided to take her savings and a leap of faith to begin what would become a household natural hair brand, CURLS. BB: Why did you begin CURLS? Mahisha: Towards the end of college when I had my daughter, I couldn’t perm my hair because I was pregnant. I…

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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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