Hair might seem inconsequential to some folks but to most people of color, our hair is a major part of our identity because it has for so long been criticized. And in much of the colonized regions of the world, there were few if any products available to correctly care for our hair.
Now add on to that being mixed … Being mixed means your hair will fall on any part of the spectrum between your parents’ hair textures. Even if your parents have more kids together, chances are their hair will be nothing like yours either.
Our skin color is pretty much whatever it’s gonna be. Our clothing is basically whatever is available in our environment but HAIR CAN BE WHATEVER WE WANT IT TO BE…
it’s the one area that we can let run wild and rampant or totally straighten or