Please Stop Correlating Weaves to Being Hood

As of lately, as my audience has expanded beyond it’s core, whenever I post a picture, article, anything with or about weaves/wigs there is always a choir of “why wear weaves?” “why can’t you love yourself?” “she’s so ghetto with that weave” “weave wearing [insert...

An Open Letter: To The White Father Who Wants His Biracial Son To “Stay White”

Dear White Father Who Wants His Bi-Racial Son To “Stay White,” This is a very delicate and difficult subject matter, because there is a child involved– your child. Before I begin, I want you to know and understand that I only express these words with...