Natural Hair Art

Sexy

Sexy in Red

"Lollipop i calls her Lollipop!" -Pinky from Friday

“Lollipop I calls her Lollipop!” -Pinky from Friday

Flyy New Trend

Flyy New Trendz

Girl on Fiya

Hair on Fiya

As I Am

As I Am

"I am not my hair" -India Ari

“I am not my hair” -India Arie

Just a few pictures of Natural hair art that caught my eye… all are so very deep & unique creative expressions of Black Art.  I Love it!  Enjoy.

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Beautiful You

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This picture poem speaks for its self.

Many Black American women (Sistas) feel uncomfortable in their own skin. They lack self worth and pride because society has made it known that most people prefer lighter toned women. Lately this has been a controversy in urban communities because the media always portrays the African American woman as “light skinned” or “bi-racial”. Which in return has planted a seed of colorism and a bias self- hatred in the hearts of many dark brown women and girls. Although I did not watch the “Dark Girls” special on OWN, I chose not to watch because it would have hurt my heart to see and hear the struggle.

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But I do know this, we as black people come in many many different colors and they are ALL beautiful. We are the only race who have been blessed by God himself.  He took the time out to create us in a special way so that we can be seen in so many shades and hues.  Weather it be black,  dark-brown, red-brown, light-brown, tan, ebony, mohagony, caramel, albino, or chocolate.  In the end it does not matter and should not matter what shade of black or brown you are. You’re still black!   We as a people create beautiful colors and need to continue to hold our heads high, stay supremely powerful and true to ourselves, our people, and our creator because black really is Beautiful.  “Say it Loud!..Im BLACK and Im PROUD!”

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Afro Betty

I love the natural black Betty Boop! She’s  fly, sexy, and looks sophisticated. She is rocking that afro and is confident with her natural self. I wonder who decided to edit this picture and why they gave her a natural fro?

Natural and Sexy

Some say the character, Bettina Boopington, was supposedly created after a  bi-racial (white & black) exotic dancer/actress who was known as an object of affection. It is said that Bettina Boopington grew up as a poor southern mixed girl with hopes and dreams of fame and fortune. Believing that her good looks and fair skin could get her the stardom she craved, she created a sultry burlesque  stage show and shortened her odd name to “Betty Boop”.  She also chose to speak in a short cutesie  dialect that hid her strong southern accent, hence her most famous saying “Boop-ooop-a-doop.”   Betty Boop made it to Hollywood in the 1930’s and became famous due to her self created burlesque show that was naughty but nice. She never took off her clothes and always presented herself in a classy way.  Ms. Boop’s shows brought in all walks of life from everywhere, she  became so popular that she eventually landed a role in her very own movie.  Bettina Boopington exhibited personified determination, self acceptance, and pride; She will forever be saluted in cartoon black history. Who knew??

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