Yoga for the Culture: Ella Baker

Hello World!! Let’s talk about Ella “Bae” Baker  ❤ real quick! Ella Baker spent nearly half a century raising the political consciousness of Americans, and played a major role in three of the 20th century’s most influential civil rights groups: the NAACP, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). While … Continue reading Yoga for the Culture: Ella Baker

Anxiety of Social Media

Angry Anxious Combative Fearful Powerless Tense Helpless Abandoned Confrontational These are the sensation of emotions I feel as I scroll through my Facebook page throughout the day. Between the police shootings, an unhinged man in the White House, a racist GOP agenda, random racist attacks uploaded and shared by thousands, hoteps posting a million videos … Continue reading Anxiety of Social Media

Braiders and Fines

Photo: Aminah Fonseca The Business of Black Hair Since 2009 Tennessee has fined several braiders and more than thirty salons in excess of $100,000 not because of any health or sanitation violations but because the braiders are unlicensed. In Tennessee to obtain a license to braid hair braiders must ‘complete at least 300 hours of … Continue reading Braiders and Fines

Yoga for the Culture

Hey guys! And welcome to another post! Our mission at Mixx in Providence has always been to bring high quality natural hair products to our customers. For the past few months we have been working on re-branding and will be upgrading to Mixx Naturals and a new online store. We have been busy collaborating with … Continue reading Yoga for the Culture

Benefits of Honey

  Acne: Honey is naturally antibacterial, so it’s great for acne treatment and prevention. Aging: Full of antioxidants, it is great for slowing down aging. Complexion boost: It is extremely moisturizing and soothing, so it helps create a glow. Pores: Honey is clarifying because it opens up pores making them easy to unclog. Hair: Moisturizes and … Continue reading Benefits of Honey