Aliya S. King is a freelance journalist, which might explain her witty, informal yet informative, completely captivating writing style. She also is a fellow freckleface, which might explain my total giddiness about her gorgeousity, generously shared with us via photos of her hair as it transforms through the years. If you are traveling your own hair journey and/or just enjoy reading about others’ hair journeys, i highly recommend reading her recent piece, TWA – the only way to fly!
Want more? My sister recently shared with me an audio feature in the New York Times where nine women discuss their hairstyles and their reasons for wearing their hair the way they do. Tresses Of Choice. The multimedia element is linked to an article about black hair and its political tendrils, which coil their way (heh) into almost every facet of black feminine culture. We never seem to tire of talking about it, and with Chris Rock’s movie Good Hair coming out next month, the topic seems to be on everyone’s lips.
What’s YOUR hair story? )