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Does Straightening Hair for “Special Occasions” Send Kids the Wrong Message?

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Via Aevin Gugas IG By Erickka Sy Savané We love Guinness World Record holder for biggest afro Aevin Dugas. She was one of our Naturally Glam picks and the CurlyNikki community showed her beaucoup love! But not everyone was feeling the love recently when she shared her views about straightening kids’ hair for ‘special occasions.’ Who knows, maybe it was…

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Nas Is My Favorite Rapper, But I Still Haven’t Been Able to Bring Myself to Listen To ‘Nasir’

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PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH ROGERS/THE DAILY BEAST By Britni Danielle His raspy voice first boomed through my headphones on the Wake Up Show anthem back in 1994, changing my life forever. I remember sitting up in bed when he began spitting his intricate rhymes, wondering who the hell he was and how I could hear more. At the time, I…

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Light Skin Tears: A Youtube Channel for Light-Skin & Bi-Racial Women That’s Stirring the Pot

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By Erickka Sy Savané I’ll be the first to say that when I stumbled across the youtube channel, Light Skin Tears, for light-skin and bi-racial women, I had the same thought as when I first heard of the hair product line ‘Mixed Chicks.’ Like, seriously, ya’ll need to segregate yourselves by calling out the fact that you are mixed? It…

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