Next Stop: Study Abroad in South Africa

Before entering into college I told family and friends alike that I wanted to leave the country. After having had the chance to embark on a month-long journey throughout Europe through the Experiment in International Living (EIL) Program at Temple University’s UCCP I knew that…

Curly, Kinky and Free Manifesto (Freewrite) – By: Imani Briscoe

The following poem was written in response to the many personal negative hair related experiences within my PWI’s campus community. I never had to deal with people asking to touch my hair so fervently just to satisfy their curiosity until I started my undergraduate career at a PWI….

Natural Hair Flat-Twist-Out Tutorial (4A, 4B and 4C)

Hey loves! This has been my first attempt at creating a hair tutorial and I chose to demonstrate what it takes for me to achieve a fluffy, big, stretched flat-twist out. This was a hard process for me since it was a one woman show,…

Being Natural & In Love

In my overall relationship experience, I believe that a person should love you for who you are, inside and out. Now from a Naturalista’s POV this means I need a partner who not only recognizes my worth and effort but also acknowledges that our experience…

Natural Hair & Natural Love: My Journey

I started my “natural hair journey” in June of 2013 after graduating high school and realizing that the straight could be achieved from my neighborhood Dominican Hair Salon was breaking off the middle section of my hair. Even after 3 years of getting my hair straightened…