St. John’s What Were You Thinking?

In the wake of yet another attack on black girls, St John’s Senior School has decided to reverse their decision to unashamedly regulate black hair and revise their former statements. 

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What’s the big deal with black hair?

For as long as I can remember, getting my hair done has been a big part of my life routine. In primary school, I’d get my cornrows taken out and redone on a weekly basis by my fabulous mama. As I got older, I got braids and in secondary school I upgraded to weaves, pick and drop and for a period of time I just straightened my then relaxed hair on a daily basis… without heat protector :S. The thought of doing this now makes me cringe but you live and you learn, right?

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