UPDATE: The Deborah Brown Community School administrators held a meeting Monday night, September 9, and voted to change the wording of their policy that led to one 7-year-old girl's being sent home for wearing her hair in dreadlocks—though that will not convince the girl's family to keep her in that school. Tiana Parker has already enrolled and been accepted elsewhere.
I am 41 and after 18 years of having dreadlocks I am just beginning to love them. Heck I'm just beginning to love myself. It's weird, most people at this point are normally contemplating the big cut. Not me, my hair is as healthy, long and beautiful as ever....more
I wear a wig every day. It’s not a fashion statement or because I’m too lazy to do my own hair. I don’t have a choice.Over ten years ago I was diagnosed with alopecia cicatrisata, a rare form of scarring alopecia. I noticed my hair seemed to be thinning at the crown so I went to a dermatologist who had me try a few different topical steroid creams and did several tests before she gave me the diagnosis. I went to her for instructions on how to get my hair to grow back, but instead she let me know that it was never going to happen....more
Not Enough Hours In A Day! Many of you may have been wondering why my blog posts have been a bit more sporadic this past few months. The simple answer is: There just isn't enough hours in a day!...more