What Do Black Men Think of Black Women’s Natural Hair?
I’m on the journey to being natural and I have quite a few natural friends. The discussion came up about black men and their thoughts about natural hair. This post is very insightful and definitely worthy of a reblog. I would love you hear your thought about this topic. Come on men, what are your thoughts?
Do you feel that black men ( in general) are becoming more accepting of natural hair on black women?
There is a stereotype that most black women with natural hair tend to date white men. I don’t feel this is true, but I can understand where the stereotype comes from. If we look at the music videos, men’s magazines and other forms of media we mostly see black women depicted with long straight hair. Even in magazines or media that are supposedly marketed at black men we see this.
The fact that black women are continuously bombarded with an image that implies that only straight hair is beautiful creates a wharped perception of beauty for both black men and black women. In recent years, it seems more black women are steering away from putting chemicals on their hair. Many women are rocking locs, twists or afros. However, many women are…
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Posted on March 29, 2012, in For the Love of Natural Hair and tagged African American, black men and natural hair, curly hair, Hair, Hair care, kinky hair, Natural hair, transitioning hair. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.