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Hair Offenders.

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by Skinny-Kenny Recently I had the displeasure of having my hair bar me from a job. Despite the fact that I didn’t really care for the job, I decided to go on the interview just to see what the job entailed. I sat calmly waiting for my turn. The first person to be interviewed was a Black man with the…

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The Return of Skinny Kenny- UPDATES!

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Kenny writes: Hello again, to those of you who remember me from a long time ago. And pleased to meet you, for those of you who have no idea who I am. In case you have forgotten or never knew, my name is Kenny. But people call me Skinny Kenny. When last I left you, my neglected curls were hardening…

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Hair Crushes Revealed

By Curly Nikki 53 Comments

by Kenny of Skinny-Kenny I’ve learned a lot of new words and phrases since becoming a writer for this site. The most intriguing by far is “hair crush”. I think I have a hair crush on Erykah Badu… when she had that super big fro. Was that all really her hair? It was so big and soft that I wanted…

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The Interim Phase- Natural Hair

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by Kenny of Skinny-Kenny Today I thought back on my hair journey, which was not out of choice as I previously mentioned.I love my hair now and wouldn’t cut it for anybody or anything. But I think the reason I didn’t grow it out before, is because of the interim phase. When I say interim phase I mean that period…

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Scary Hair Stories!

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by Kenny of Skinny-Kenny.com Halloween is almost upon us. So I thought I’d share a scary hair story from my time in Japan. As part of my dread fro maintenance I always pull my locks apart by hand to keep it from becoming one large mass. While I was doing this I felt something on my hand, and it wasn’t…

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Side Eye Moments- Natural Hair

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Skinny-Kenny writes: I’m sure you all have had some side eye inducing moments in regard to your hair. Maybe someone said something outlandish like “girl gon’ some where with that fro”, as they brushed aside their permed hair, maybe you were playing Basketball and Don Imus called you “a nappy headed hoe”. Or perhaps someone did a 180, and just…

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A Change is Gonna Come- Kenny’s Corner

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by Kenny of Skinny-Kenny.com I hear from many prominent black people, about the glory of black hair. “I would say that hair is a woman’s glory and that you share that glory with your family.” -Maya Angelou But African American society seems largely to only promote the hair of black women, black men’s hair largely is expected to take a…

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Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself…

By Curly Nikki 54 Comments

by Kenny of Skinny-Kenny.com Konnichiwa! Many of you may have seen my “on the couch” that was posted a few days ago. It was a bit awkward for me seeing as how I have never owned a couch in my entire life. The closest I have come to owning a couch, and the status it brings, is having a bean…

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