White women still don’t belong in natural hair spaces

It’s been nearly five years since I wrote White Women Don’t Belong In Natural Hair Spaces. This post, unsurprisingly, received a lot of comments, many from white women tearfully sharing their own battles with their hair and telling me I’m racist for not wanting them in black hair care spaces. Over the years, the comments […]

Where’s the public policy push for black, Latina girls?

An article shared this afternoon on my Twitter feed caught my interest. Dani McClain asks why there’s such an intense focus on black and Latino boys and men when black and Latina women and girls suffer just as much from the economic, political and societal discrepancies embedded in a culture that touts whiteness as the norm. Some […]

“Why make a caricature of what are complex feelings for some black women?”

I’m sure you all have seen the video circulating that depicts a black man/white woman interracial couple and what happens when said couple goes to a barbershop. In short, a black hairdresser “hates on” the couple. The video is similar to those What Would You Do? videos ABC is known for, and the camera crew […]