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This book, "Nappy Hair" Dr. Carolivia Herron, caused a major controversy. Find out why! "Uncle Mordecai at a family picnic leads an African American call and response praise song of little Brendas nappy hair, which is the kinkiest, nappiest, fuzziest hair on the face of the earth. God in heaven is delighted to have this cute little brown baby girl with the nappiest hair in the world. Dr. Carolivia Herron is an African American Jewish author and educator now living in Washington, DC. Her most well known book, Nappy Hair caused a major controversy in diversity education when a white teacher, Ruth Sherman, was chased out of a school in Queens, New York for teaching this book to her third grade class. Herron is also the author of Thereafter Johnnie, Little Georgia and the Apples, and Always An Olivia, which tells the story of how her Jewish ancestors traveled from Spain to northern Africa to the Georgia Sea Islands. She has written the libretto for The Journey of Phillis Wheatley, and for the opera, Let Freedom Sing: The Story of Marian Anderson which opens March 24, 2011 in Washington, DC. Dr. Herron is a retired professor who taught Comparative Literature and Creative Writing at Harvard University, Mt. Holyoke College, and the College of William and Mary." All content provided by the author.
Afrikan women are the true Queens of the earth, and we have the crowns to prove it, our hair! Sistahs we must realize that our hair reaches toward the sun, connecting with all vibrations. Let's talk about our Crowns, our wonderful nappy heads and the power we possess.
This is a talk about Black women with Black women.
Black Heritage: Celebrating Black History Month,Part 1- I spent time in the homes of two succesful southern black families. i wanted to understand a few things. I listened. I wanted to see if I could experience a few things through their eyes then get their freshest thoughts on how far we've come, where we are now, and where we're headed?
I expected to be broadened and deepened; I didn't expect to be surprised. Perhaps, you will be too. Meet the Marina's and the Price's. And a few women with nappy hair.
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The Hair Radio Morning Show: Friday's Special Edition. Great Hair Talk, Great Music & More.
Hair care is today, keeping your hair on your head. I would like to start by answering any questions about ways u can have the luxury of having long healthy hair and still wear your weaves or wigs, even lacefronts and quickweaves. Call me up and tune in. Special guest will be popping in all this week. Check out my videos on youtube.com/msrinyking, also facebook and twitter at rinyking or www.rinyking.com, For bookings u can also reach out to me @modelmayhem.com/salonink mm#849026
Special Broadcast: Thursday. We welcome Jerry Royce, Radio Show Host and Business Expert along with Spoken Word Poet, Tanica Joy. Great Hair Talk, Great Music & More!
Examples of Youth Culture
The term "youth culture" refers to the ways that teenagers conduct their lives. Youth culture can pertain to interests, styles, behaviors, music, beliefs, vocabulary, clothes, sports and dating. The concept behind youth culture is that adolescents are a subculture with norms, mores, behaviors and values that differ from the main culture of older generations within society.
Commonly-used Youth Culture Examples
· In the 1960's the wearing of clothes that indicated freedom
· Following of music groups that perform music that speaks to the issues teenagers perceive themselves enduring at the time such as Nirvana in the 1990's and The Beatles in the 1960's
· Hairstyles that exhibit a lack of conformity such as brightly colored hair, spiked hair, shaved heads
· Behavior that is contrary to what is perceived to be accepted and expected by parents such as drinking, smoking, using drugs
· Language usage that is bold in order to set themselves apart such as either excessive cursing or a usage of esoteric “cool” buzz words
· Behaviors such as cutting school or low grade criminal activity in order to assert independence and non-conformity
This week on WTTA, our topic of discussion will be quite interesting. After airing, “The Delicate Dynamics of Mothers and Daughters”, I received a message from a male listener who shared some of his experiences as a single father and his relationship with his daughter. He suggested I do a show about the topic and volunteered to share his experiences. Within the last two weeks, I had a chance to connect with another single father of a daughter who was also willing to share his experiences.
Tim and Vince will give their unique perspective on being a single parent and what that entails. When we hear the title 'single parent', most of us naturally assume a female is the head of household. In reality, there are quite a few single dads out there playing the role of dad AND mom. I can testify that raising a male child as a single mom definitely has its challenges. I’m curious to learn if we share similar experience and how they handle all of the little nuances that come with trying to raise a secure, intelligent woman.
I’d like to know: How do you handle the hair issues? Dating? Her period? Do you date a lot? How soon is too soon to introduce women to daughters? How do you deal with the attitudes? I definitely have questions lol.
The show will air Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 5:00 EST. The Guest Call-In number is (713) 955-0703.
Hope you can join the conversation.
Peace & Kind Regards,
Make Up Wednesday with Special Contributor Timotheus Smart. He's the expert on Make Up. Timotheus is featured from 7am to 8am Eastern. Tune in starting at 6am Eastern.. Great hair talk, Great music and more!
CG PRESENTS™ I'm Just Sayin'...™ - the quirky radio show where you can experience your favorite things – great talk & great comedy! This week, Carla G. was feeling a bit discouraged and depressed (hope she didn't bring you down with her!) but she tried to brighten things up by offering suggestions on how to combat discouragement. Here's a hint: http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/12-things-when-get-discouraged.html .
Sampling a new timeslot on Sundays at 10:30am ET (and sometimes on Wednesdays from 1:00p -1:15p ET), Carla G. invites you to share the fundom by calling (646)716-4732 during the show! And if the live show or the podcasts have you drooling for more of the duo, then just connect with them on Twitter: @IJSTweets !
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The Total Tutor Neil Haley will interview William Dickerson.
William Dickerson is a writer and director whose debut feature film, "Detour," was hailed as an “underground hit” by The Village Voice, an “emotional and psychological roller-coaster ride” by The Examiner, and nothing short of “authentic” by The New York Times. He self-released his metafictional satire, "The Mirror," which opened YoFi Fest’s inaugural film festival in 2013 and he alsoe recently completed his third feature film, "Don’t Look Back," for MarVista Entertainment. His award-winning work has been recognized by film festivals across the country. His first book, "No Alternative," was declared, “a sympathetic coming-of-age story deeply embedded in ‘90s music” by Kirkus Reviews. He currently serves on AFI’s Alumni Executive Board and is a Faculty Member at the New York Film Academy.
Based on his challenges while making his debut “microbudget” film, Detour, Dickerson walks the reader through every aspect of making a film in Hollywood. From style direction to financial obstacles, it’s a detailed guide of the experiences of up and coming filmmakers in Los Angeles.
Kirkus Reviews said Detour: Hollywood is “A breezy guide that takes readers inside the sometimes-hair-raising world of do-it-yourself filmmaking, capturing its many frustrations and challenges.”
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