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What is it with black women and wigs?

My mother wore a wig for all 47 years of her life in England. I still for the life of me can’t understand why. Why at twenty-one years old she would suddenly decide to hide her own natural hair and start wearing any one of a dozen Winnie Mandela-style curly afro wigs in public?

Is Misha B too Black to Win X-Factor?

Gary Barlow shattered the dreams of X-Factor hopeful Misha Bryan by telling her she won’t win the X-Factor because of wrongful bullying allegations made by his fellow judges. And much has be written suggesting that Misha cannot win the competition because she’s too Black, while others have pointed out that Black contestants have won in the past. But is there a difference between then and now?

The TakeOff – Inspiring Young People to Play Sport

“In today’s digital world, too many kids are at risk of living an unhealthy lifestyle,” said sports coach Ingram Jones, “and while others might be tempted to make poor choices, leading to a life of hardship or crime, we want to make a REAL difference at BaylorIC by providing sport and educational opportunities for our young people.”