Viola on Why She Stopped Wearing Wigs

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Published on 13 Feb 2018 / In Community

Viola Davis told Anderson, "I took off my wig because I wanted to step into who I was. I felt like every time I put on a wig I was apologizing for being a dark-skinned woman with curly hair, like I was hiding it."

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22429681
22429681 6 days ago

(Lita Michelle) Kudos to Viola!!!

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CriticalThinking
CriticalThinking 6 days ago

Weave and natural hair is a big issue in our community and Black women really need to come to terms as to the real reasons they wear weave. I love Black women all day, every day, regardless if they wear weave or not, but some are wearing it for 'style' which is cool, while others are wearing it because they're trying to look more 'European' and be 'accepted' by mainstream white society. I personally prefer the hair that grows out of your scalp, but weaves are fine, as long as you embrace your Blackness. The problem is not the weave so much, the problem is that many of our beautiful women are wearing weave to cover up and hide their Blackness. They don't feel 'pretty', unless they have the weave on. This is a sign of insecurity and self-hate which comes form slavery and white supremacy. We Black men can help by telling our women and showing our women how attractive they are to us. For me personally, when I see that chocolate sheen on a woman's skin, it's an instant turn-on...hmmm...Chocolate Sheen could make a good brand name, so cut me in on the royalties if you cop that name...lol. But seriously though, we need to always reinforce to our little girls, young women and mature ladies that their natural Black Beauty is everything to us as Black men.

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Mfalme Dome
Mfalme Dome 6 days ago

I agree 100%

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