No truer words about hair and change have ever been written, especially for Black women. However, every woman has some love hate relationship with their hair because it defines us in ways we either positively accept or vigorously reject. We have obliterated the notion that it’s ‘just hair’ because for mostcof us it has never … Continue reading We Are All Violet Jones
I have been a huge Anglogphile since I watched Dr. Who repeats on PBS as a child (the one with the scary intro equivalent to Night Gallery). I watched Diana marry Charles, I watched Charles, William, and Harry bury Diana and I sure as hell woke up at 4am to watch Harry marry Meghan. I … Continue reading What A Weekend!
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
Hello World!!! Let’s talk about the Tignon Law of 1786 shall we? Because black hair is so important to us & our identities: The Tignon law was a law that banned Black women from exposing their natural hair. Crazy right? Tignon (meaning headdress) was the result of sumptuary laws passed in 1786 under the administration … Continue reading Yoga for the Culture: The Tignon Law
It is now 2018 and unfortunately Martin Luther Kings words resonate now more than they ever did in the last twenty years of ‘progress’. Because of King and the many men and women who fought with him we have overcome hate, exclusion and segregation. In the last forty years we have reached levels … Continue reading MLK: Our Past, Present & Future
Welcome to the Mixx in Providence Lifestyle Blog It’s not just all about hair it’s about all the things that make us fabulous! Career Goals Hair and Make-up Style Culture Relationships Inspiring Women We hope you find something here you love!! Continue reading Welcome to the Mixx In Providence Blog