quote:Maybe ... just maybe ... the majority of Black women perm or straighten their hair because they like it that way, it's what they want to do and it is their personal preference to do so!!
I doubt it... but if you need to hold on to this to sleep at night, then be my guest. To me, it is a self loathing process resulting from improper socialization.
And this is what I mean about the honesty, or lack thereof, in this discussion. We as a people, especially on this board, have no problem identifying pathologies in our community. But when it comes to talking about something so OBVIOUSLY fucked up, folks get HYSTERICALLY obtuse.