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Redefining What Beauty Really Is About- Viola Davis Wins an Emmy

  To all the people who have redefined what it means to be beautiful, sexy and black – Viola Davis   What an incredible moment in our entertainment history. Viola Davis, The first black woman to win an Emmy in a leading role in a series.  You may know  for her leading role in the hit drama How to Get ...

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A Touching video for Co-founder of Miss Jessies | Titi Branch

Like so many other natural hair girls, I was shocked to hear about the death of this beautiful woman Titi Branch, Co-founder of Miss Jessie. I remember when I first transitioned to being natural, I took a trip with my best friend to New York for her birthday. One of my first stops was to the Miss Jessies salon in ...

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The Racial Divide | Ferguson, Women & Your White Friends

Everyday some White woman will say the most ridiculous things to me without even thinking.  “Oh my God, I love your hair.. I wish I could do that to mine.” or  ” I just love your spicy attitude, I wish I had more guts to be outspoken.” But, If you ask these same people their thoughts on whats happening in ...

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My Rant| Loving Your Natural Hair & debunking negative images

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 ...

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Be Authentically You | Natural Hair and it’s challenges| New Mom

I never try to rush to a decision about anything,  but since the birth of my daughter I have not been quite myself in this department. Hair is a funny thing with women, particularly women of color. We go through stages with our hair. Do I straighten it? do I cut it? do I go natural? Well, for me almost ...

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