I’m going to make a blanket statement and say, as Naturals I think we’ve all have encountered someone who took one look at our kinks and/or curls and have blurted out a generalized statement or responded to us in a certain way they deemed was appropriate just because of our hair.
For instance, in my experience:
Family members buy me things that have cowry shells because it’s apart of “my style”.
Excuse me! When have you ever seen me in anything such as that?! …Please return this and take a trip to Macy’s or Zara’s!
I really like Jill Scott, Eryka Badu & India Arie.
Now, why! Just because they are natural too or have been natural at some point, I must be deep into their music? I’ll bop my head to their music if it comes on on the radio, but in all honesty none of these ladies are on my ipod.
SHARE! What assumptions have been made about you because you have natural hair?