I imagine that many of you who are reading this have never had to worry about your hair before heading to school or work. And no, I’m not talking about a ‘bad hair day’. I’m talking about the stress and anxiety that comes along with the judgement and ridicule of your natural, God-given hair.
For many people of color, hair has been the center of conversation for decades. Don’t believe me? Here are some quick facts:
- Black women are 1.5x more likely to be sent home from the workplace because of their hair
- Black women are 80% more likely than…