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“Corn rows, box braids, locs, etc. We’ve seen “ethnic” hairstyles taken for a spin by white people of all kinds. Celebrities, high school students, fashion icons etc. Some find it flattering, others think of it as a swagger jock, but not everyone has the same position on culture appropriation.”
“The best part about the experience was that most outsiders are not invited to attend…The Navajo people have often been wounded by outsiders, so it is important to be very intentional about establishing positive relationships, built on genuine appreciation and respect.”
“So much of what we learn about each other is driven by what the media feeds us…Our future is created by intention.”
This is sad, my condolences go out to you all!
Let’s go back in time and explore where the black community’s negative perception of the police began…
Now and forevermore, black boys and men will be hyper aware of wearing hoodies, because they know they will be perceived as a threat for wearing an item of clothing, rather than judged by their character.
Racism is a systemic problem that has existed for centuries….It has infiltrated every institution known in this country and we will not remedy the wound until we can be honest about our biases and call them out when we see racism rear its ugly head.
My Roots & Why I Went Back
On a random wash day, I had nowhere to go, so I decided to experiment with my curly hair. I washed, I conditioned and then got out of the shower and let my hair air-dry. I liked the result, but I wasn’t sure about my natural frizz and I hadn’t gotten out of the “frizz is bad” phase.
Our country has done a great job jumping in to rescue many of our allies overseas. We love to flex our muscles abroad, and yet our citizens are fighting for simple liberties.
thoughts on media mind-control and traditional standards of beauty