I can’t tell you how many times someone has asked me if I’m natural and when I said no, I get the “ohh” with the boo boo face. You know the, “oh, she’s ashamed to be black, ol’ boughie nappy-head hating beyotch” look naturals give you? People will ask you to defend your choice to chemically straighten your hair like a university professor will demand you defend a thesis, and then suddenly you’re the outsider.
I mean I guess it’s sort of payback time for women with natural hair for being criticized for their hairstyles before but if there was any time a #DontJudge hashtag was necessary, it would be now.
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