I cut my loosened fuzz off three months ago I dont regret it, but I cant deny that Im conflicted about my decision in a world-wide where natural “hairs-breadth” has genuine significance
Finally, a cinema taking pitch-black women’s mane narratives to the big screen. Netflix film Nappily Ever After, based on the 2000 volume by Trisha R Thomas, tells the story of Violet Jones( Sanaa Lathan)- a pitch-black dame who prides herself on her long, straightened fuzz and is desperate for her boyfriend to propose to her. Her life starts to fall apart after her boyfriend presents her with a pup rather than a sound, and so she cuts both him and her mane off. “My hair was like a second job,” she says.” Now I’m forced to focus on myself. I wonder who I’ll be ?”
It’s deep material- if you know where to look. The natural-hair movement has been in full swing since the mid-0 0s but there are plenty of pitch-black ladies, like me, who are still at the beginning of their tours. I cut my tightened “hairs-breadth” off three months ago. I don’t regret my decision, but I can’t deny that I often feel ugly and conflicted about my hair’s texture.
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