Your curls ain’t like mine

Eventually I knew what my hair wanted, it wanted to be itself…to be left alone by anyone, including me, who did not love it as it was. Alice Walker

I approached the glass window at the fish department and began to look inside to see if I could find any fresh looking fish. A woman behind the counter asked if I needed any help as she complemented me on my hair.

“Wow, I love your hair!”

I replied “Thank you.” She then said, “I’ve always wanted to go natural, but I want my hair to curl like yours.”

I paused for a second and responded, “You should definitely go natural, however,  you will have your own beautiful curl pattern!”

I smiled and walked away feeling like I accomplished something by encouraging her to embrace her natural hair.  But what she didn’t know, is that I too, like her, wanted my curls to be like someone else’s. read more

Quotes, Randomness

Eve Gene

Scientifically,the Black woman is the only organism that possesses the mitochondrial DNA that has all variations possible for every different kind of human being on this Earth(The African, The Albino, European, Middle Eastern, etc.) When the DNA of a black woman mutuates; All other types of human beings come about. You can research this topic and its truth. This is…read more