‘Don’t touch my hair’ – and other advice about the natural hair movement

The natural hair movement is a movement for black women who want to accept the natural state of their hair as opposed to chemically straightening their hair.

I have only been a member of the natural hair movement fscreen-shot-2016-12-05-at-6-56-28-pmor a few years so comments about my hair are still new and the attempts from others to grab my hair still terrifying.

If you have no idea what this is like or why it’s a thing, this article is for you. Consider it a gift from me to you.

Below are a few simple tips to prevent you from losing a hand when approaching someone with afro-textured hair (hey, sometimes things just happen).


by Elle Stahnke


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