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

Beauty

I find, in being Black, a thing of Beauty; like a joy; a strength; a secret cup of gladness… a native land in neither time nor place… a native land in every Black face! Be loyal to yourselves; your skin; your hair; your lips; your speech; your laughing kinds are Black kingdoms, vast as any … Continue reading Beauty