Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Transition A Black Filmmaker Embraces Her Natural Hair

I'm probably late on posting this but maybe some of you have not seen it, and....better late than never, right?

Here's a story from the NYT
There are as many “natural hair journeys” as there are transitioning women. What I find remarkable about the movement is the way it is spreading through black women in America. Many are transitioning silently, without much fanfare. Some are inspired by friends and family members who have already made the switch. As Anu Prestonia, the owner of Khamit Kinks, a natural hair salon in Brooklyn, told me, “There’s been an evolutionary process that has turned into a revolution.” It is not an angry movement. Women aren’t saying their motivation is to combat Eurocentric ideals of beauty. Rather, this is a movement characterized by self-discovery and health.
Read the story

This is the film's trailer

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