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Unapologetic. Ours. A publication from Medium for Black women.

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Straight talk: Straight hair has been slowly killing Black women for years

Black woman covering her face with hands in stress.
Black woman covering her face with hands in stress.
Photo: Maksym Panchuk/EyeEm/Getty Images


My cotton crown blooms coiled antennas, each having the individuality of snowflakes

A photo of the author’s natural hair.
A photo of the author’s natural hair.
An up-close look at my tightly coiled natural hair. Photos: Sylene Joseph

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