Blonde, Straight, Brown, Smooth, Wavy…
Anything OTHER than Natural Black Hair is considered beautiful in Westernized societies, and I’m glad to see a movement of women fighting against this.
The way you are born is BEAUTIFUL, and if society would just let each woman EMBRACE and LOVE her natural beauty, instead of trying to fight against her very genetics, the world would be a much more healthy and balanced place.
Remember Chris Rock’s Good Hair Documentary?
Even Sesame Street has realized the need for Girls of Color to hear positive words and affirmations regarding their beautiful hair.
So in celebration of beautiful non-European hair, I’ve put together a post of WOC with flowers in their manes.
Because what better way to adorn and celebrate natural hair, than with nature!
Being a feminist means not just loving every part of yourself, but loving every part of every other woman on the planet.
Black Women, you are beautiful, you are important, and you are loved.
I am so sorry for the lack of image crediting. Everything was taken from Google Image Searching and Tumblr Image Searching.
But here are some amazing Natural Hair Tumblrs to follow:
Remember I’m still learning, so if I did anything offensive or left anything important out, LET ME KNOW!