I Am Nappy and Happy

African American, Thick hair, Curly hair 131 People

    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 16, 2015

    Celebrate Nappy

    If you're black, or if you have close friends who are black, you are familiar with the term "nappy hair".   Many blacks have nappy hair, and they describe it that way!  Even some white folks have nappy hair. I nor my mother was patient enough...
    ichooselife ichooselife
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 5, 2008

    I have no control over anything I do.

    .. You'd think I have a say so in how I want to wear my hair from day to day... NOPE! Everyone wants a hand in developing me, and that's fine, I just think you are going about it the wrong way when you tell me what to do with my hair instead of trying to have a sit down and talk...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer
    22-25, F
    Jun 15, 2015
    Onechoice Onechoice
    31-35, M
    1 Response Nov 23, 2014

    Natural "ness"

    I am glad to have found my natural texture and so many styles to do with it. I was brought up with straight hair and no choice otherwise but later removed all that and have enjoyed it.  From coils to twists to roller sets, I am having a good time. Would love to see...
    caramelpeace caramelpeace
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Nov 30, 2009

    J am glad for woman 5-100

    who proudly wears her hair natural. I commend you for that. A few days ago I posted here at EP my hopes that the Afro that is making a comeback is more than a hair fad or temporary trend.I said something to the effect that Afros should still be seen as a symbol of black pride...
    orionnights orionnights
    51-55, F
    May 14, 2014

    J am glad for woman 5-100

    who proudly wears her hair natural. I commend you for that. A few days ago I posted here at EP my hopes that the Afro that is making a comeback is more than a hair fad or temporary trend.I said something to the effect that Afros should still be seen as a symbol of black pride...
    orionnights orionnights
    51-55, F
    May 14, 2014

    I Love My Hair

       I thought this video was really cute.  Sesame Street has always been innovative in finding ways to reach across cultural barriers.  Theres something for everyone.
    ichooselife ichooselife
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 8, 2010

    I hate when people who aren't black call a

    black person who has nature hair "nappy or ugly" just because my hair isn't flat,straight and boring like yours, doesn't mean that it's ugly. it means that it's different and I was born this way. so why would I change it so I can "fit" in better ?
    MorbidPeaches MorbidPeaches
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Nov 29, 2014

    I 15 and just recently did the "big chop"about

    2 1/2 months ago. I also just started high school this year. I don't regret it one bit. Doing the big chop has build my confidence ALOT.
    tatiyolo2013 tatiyolo2013
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 27, 2014

    J am glad for woman 5-100

    who proudly wears her hair natural. I commend you for that. A few days ago I posted here at EP my hopes that the Afro that is making a comeback is more than a hair fad or temporary trend.I said something to the effect that Afros should still be seen as a symbol of black pride...
    orionnights orionnights
    51-55, F
    May 14, 2014
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