Posted by Cipriana Quann
Can I say how much I love this video…because I LOVE THIS VIDEO. Understanding that there is more to life than how we choose to wear our hair, and look. That it isn’t just what is cool today, but that its an actual way of life. Amazing.
So glad you took the time to watch and enjoyed @theasiamonique:disqus <3
love button! so real
i so apprecite the honesty in this. There are people in my life that just walk by and respond by “looks” that i wish could see this video. its more than hair; its my blackness that they have to deal with.
Thank you for sharing. I like what Dickey said at the beginning which speaks to the root (pun intended) of the ongoing argument. Hair is an emotional topic because it is shrouded in your experience. And that is universal. If not I wouldn’t be reassuring an Italian American woman suffering hair loss that she is beautiful.
My pleasure <3
powerful conversation! it’s so helpful and healing to get to see how other men and women view this journey. each of us is having such a different experience that it is important to listen to and respect everyone’s story! this is the perfect response for those hardline naturals that find ways to exclude folks based on definitions rather than include us all based on life experience. i guess it’s not so much that i am not my hair (which i am to some degree), but more like i am more than just my hair. i’d love to see another installment! :)
I enjoyed every word and would like to see you do another installment. Interesting subject, everyone has a story. I loved how everyone chose to express themselves through their style. Bottom line is it’s about what’s in your heart rather than on your body, Self expression is a beautiful thing but doesn’t begin to speak for what we are capable of doing with our hands and brains
I enjoyed this video. Many women, who are natural get caught up in the ‘hype’, for lack of a better word as being the epitome of blackness or self awareness. If that was true, we’d have to admit that during our chemical days we hated ourselves or had no idea what was going on in society, which is not true. I grew up in the 80′s around women with natural hair as well as in a very artsy/hippy/afrocentric community. I was late in the perm game and even when I did have one, believe I was just as pro-black as I am today. There are some natural women out there who are as misguided as some of the characters on a VH1 reality show. Point is, we are way more than our hair or clothes or skin tone because non of it defines our blackness or lack thereof.
Phew…. sorry for the rant
Very well said!