South African teen girls are protesting against their school’s racist hair policy — Fusion

Wow. I am aghast at this blatant racism against these lovely South African young girls! Great job young ladies. Keep fighting for the freedom to be yourself and love yourself just as you are. Your natural hair is the essence of your beauty as a creation of a loving God. Same stuff goes on in America…(smh)

Mo

TwitterTeenage girls in South Africa are leading a protest movement against their school’s discriminatory hair code–which they say targets black students’ natural hair–and is a symbol of the wider environment of racism at the school. Students at Pretoria High School for Girls began protesting last Friday after a black student was reprimanded for writing an…

via South African teen girls are protesting against their school’s racist hair policy — Fusion

Jewels that are tools

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My first official jewelry creation is a wire-wrapped African turquoise energetic gemstone pendant! What are the attributes of this stone? I thought you’d never ask!

African Turquoise brings encouragement for growth, development and positive change within oneself. It brings structure, balance and prosperity and is a stone that hands over a key to New Life with its offerings.  This is a stone that awakens the soul to its intended purpose; encouraging the being to make positive impressions while gaining and giving positive wisdom.

I love gemstone work in meditation as well as jewelry-making. I can’t wait to make my next new creation! When we pursue our passions, we can’t help but live life bursting with joy!

Mo

Here are some glorious natural hair photos from Brooklyn’s annual Curlfest — Fusion

Instagram / @slimstergraphy @khickmanphotography @theshelahmarieProspect Park turned into the land of curls, afros, locks, and braids on Sunday for the third annual Curl Fest, where black women (and some men) all over New York City meet-up to celebrate natural hair. Host Curly Girl Collective was created in 2014 by Charisse Higgins, Melody Henderson, Tracey Coleman,…

via Here are some glorious natural hair photos from Brooklyn’s annual Curlfest — Fusion