Conscious Parenting, Race + Culture

All Hair is Good Hair

"Good hair"...a term used in the black community from the time a child is born through adulthood. It's just one example of the generational PTSD and traumas inflicted upon us because of slavery, white supremacy, and colonialism. The closer your hair is to eurocentric beauty standards, the "better" it is. Curly but not kinky. Smooth and soft, not unruly and rough. Elders can be heard speculating if a child will have good hair or nappy hair. Beauty supply shelves are lined with products for  ...

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