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National Afro Day!- Fros on the Fourth!

By January 27th, 202139 Comments
National Afro Day!- Fros on the Fourth!

Kelly Russell writes:

It’s that time again!  Let’s take over July 4th and make it-

•N A T I O N A L• A F R O • D A Y !•

We’ll go to all the cookouts, firework displays, and family events with our fros big and beautiful… rocking curly and natural hair paraphernalia!

I designed the logo, so feel free to use it for your website, blog or to make your own iron on transfer shirt. Please spread the word!

National Afro Day!- Fros on the Fourth!

CN Says:
Planning to rock your natural hair in all its fierceness on the 4th? Upload your pic tomorrow in the comments below! 


  • Anonymous says:

    where do I post my pics???

  • Anonymous says:

    This should really be on a tee; I'd buy it!

  • Anonymous says:

    how do you do the logo iron on??

  • Anonymous says:

    I'M IN!!!!

  • Anonymous says:

    Just did a dry run on mine. I had twists in the front and it was almost straight when i picked it out…looks like I'll be rocking a knotted headband by Evolve with my fro on the fourth

  • honeybrown1976 says:

    love it

  • Anonymous says:

    Just be careful around the fireworks with your hair all out, ladies! We don't want any Michael Jackson remakes this holiday week!!!


  • Anonymous says:

    yeah!! I will be rocking my fro on the 4th. This will make my 2nd year participating

  • Anonymous says:

    I've been rocking my afro puff for a couple days & I plan on wearing it for the 4th!

  • Anonymous says:

    I have no idea how to make my hair fro! I've always wanted to make it do that and all I get is a hot mess. 🙁 help!

  • Lavinia says:

    Our little bitty down is holding its parade on Sunday – and of course they are calling for rain. But Monday the 4th, It's on! Deep conditioning time.

  • LadyV69 says:

    Count me in! Not sure if I'll wear a curly fro or a blown out one yet. It depends how hot it is. But I'm definitely down!

  • Tonia says:

    This is my first natural summer since '82! I am soo gonna rock da fro! Also going to try and make the tee

  • Anonymous says:


  • Tgoodmill says:

    Im going to make my shirt tonight!

  • TheLibraryClerk says:

    I rock a 'fro everyday so it's no problem.

  • Anonymous says:

    definitely rocking my twa on the fourth! Nikki!

  • Shell says:

    Loving this. Just put this on my blog. Thanks for letting us know, Nikki.

  • Daphne says:
    Thanks for reminding me. I really need to order some shirts too. I have been saving this link forever! Anyhow, there a shirt that says ruck felaxers(good for sassy naturals) and a length check one with measurement lines on the back…I thought that was too ingenious! I'll prob join in the fro-itude it's been really damp in S.E. Texas so I don't really have to worry about dryness..I think. Texas weather is so unpredictable.

  • Anonymous says:

    Can boys participate?

  • JazBNatural says:

    Fire & afros don't mix!

  • JazBNatural says:

    hey if any of you do this please be careful of fireworks and sparklers burning your hair! We wouldn't want any more MJ moments.

  • Anonymous says:

    Thanks ladies for the websites I asked for 🙂

  • battlekat says:

    I just go my hair put up in twists on Tuesday and I plan to wear them for a couple weeks. So I can't rock my fro.

  • curlygem says:

    @ Anonymous 11:35 AM: try That's where I get my t-shirts and bags. My favorite bag is K*I*N*K*Y (Keep It Natural, Know Yourself). I don't really have a favorite t-shirt, I love them all 🙂

    Yeah, I'm gonna braid/twist-out for the 4th, then pick it out a little to make it even bigger!

  • Lynnieluve says:

  • Anonymous says:

    Does anyone know where I can order natural apparel/t-shirts?

  • Mikkimu says:

    I'm definitely caught up in the FROMANCE…the bigger mine gets, the more I love it!

  • Anonymous says:

    great idea but i will be bunned up if i'm spending the day outdoors. It's just way too hot here in Houston.

  • AusetAbena says:

    I will definitely be rocking my TWA on the 4th.

  • Anonymous says:

    S.B. Said….
    I will a rock a Pam Grier fro! I get more compliments from men of different races when I rock the fro…so why not. A girl never gets tired of compliments.

  • NaturalMe72 says:

    Luv this idea and plan to participate!! Tks for the logos….gonna def try and get it on a Tee!

  • Lori Ann says:

    Love it!!! Already said my minitwists were coming out Saturday. I love rocking my fro, nothing makes me feel more independent than a BAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • SPstyles says:

    Count me in! 🙂

  • Bobbie says:

    I love the logo! I've been wearing my hair in protective styles for 8 months. I'll attempt to wear a fro for the Fourth.

    Have a safe holiday everyone.

  • LaNeshe says:

    I'm wit it!

  • CURLYNIKKI says:

    I'd say just being natural counts, lol! Although I have no where to go on the 4th (sad face), I'll probably rock a bun or TnC… but yeah, probably a bun 🙂 I've been lazy.

  • Anonymous says:

    does a wng or afro puff count?

  • Cailín says:

    But I have cute beads to put in my girls hair on the 4th….red,white and blue stars. 🙂

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