My Natural Hair: An Afro-Colombiana’s confession of love and acceptance

We’ve all read stories and hair-tales of women who decided to grow their hair natural (meaning no chemical relaxers). I am one of them. And currently going strong, two years in my natural-ness to be exact. Though I have to admit, my initial reason to embark in...

You are not Black

So I had a get together in my house with a few family members and one of my team members from the Movement. I am not sure how it came about and what sparked the convo but a family member of mine goes “Oh Crystal is not Black”. So the member of the movement...

Women

So I don’t get this whole idea of women being put into categories based off of race/ethnicity. This false notion that all Spanish women are submissive and docile creatures, who cook and clean to please their men, and have the newspaper waiting at the dinner...