5 Stereotypes of Black Women We Need to End

Tiffy G Writes

1. All Black Women Wear Weaves and Get Perms

This stereotype is probably the one that annoys me the most. First of all, not all black women like weave or perms. Take me for example, I HATE them.

I’ve never had a perm or straightening agent in my hair and the last time I had weave was about 4 years ago.

I hated the weave so much that I took it out after 2 weeks.

I just don’t like the feeling of hair that isn’t mine on my head. I’m so used to my curls that I really didn’t know what to do with other grades of hair.

Last year I promised myself I would not put heat in my hair for at least 3 years. To be honest I don’t get the urge to straighten it at all anymore.

I have let my curl pattern perfect itself, and really…

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