Official tumblr for the natural hair care/beauty/fitness Smörgåsbord known as Alice in Nappyland. Tips and tricks for natural hair care and beauty enthusiasts ballin on a budget or bathin in Benjamins. Oh and puppies. Lots of puppies. Because puppies are cool. And some fandom. Because why not.
We seriously need to stop and discuss the fact that this Black doll can have a twist out. This is a big frickin deal to me. I tried for years to curl my dolls’ hair when I was a girl. Even the “Black” dolls’ hair would not curl and it annoyed me deeply. I tried everything too. LOL. Persistent little child.
And her eyes are BROWN. So many cute Black dolls still have hazel/green/blue/turquoise eyes. While some Black people do have these eye colours, on the entire globe, the most common eye colour is brown.
Just slip a sable under the tree…For me..Been an awful good girl Santa Baby and hurry down the chimney tonight.. -Eartha Kitt, Santa Baby
What does this song have to do with today’s product review? Nothing. I just sing it whenever I use Lush Cosmetics Santa’s Lip Scrub. And that’s partly because Santa Baby is one of my all time favorite Christmas songs and since it’s officially December I have been blaring it loudly and proudly.
AnAmerican organizationwhich offeredpsychological support tothe survivors ofHiroshimaandNagasaki, asked a groupof them, mostly children when theatomic attack, on paperreflectingwhatmost stronglyremindedof that day.Withthe drawingswas an exhibitionthat is exposedtoday in theHiroshimaPeace MemorialMuseum inJapan.
[Image: Three photos. The first shows Laverne Cox, a beautiful Black trans woman with long light colored hair seated, head tilted, across from CeCe McDonald, a beautiful Black trans woman seen from behind, as they speak. The second photo is a shot of a row of prison cells. The third is a picture of CeCe McDonald speaking with the back of Laverne Cox shown.]
FREE CECE, the new documentary with Laverne Cox, explores the roles race, class and gender played in CeCe McDonald’s case. McDonald’s claim of self defense was rejected by Hennepin County prosecutors. The documentary explores the implications of CeCe’s story as a survivor, housing trans women in male prisons, and the practice of keeping trans women in solitary confinement. Please take a moment to visit the site and contribute a tax deductible donation so this important work can continue. http://fiscal.ifp.org/project.cfm/655/
If you can’t donate, then signal boost if you can. This deserves all the attention it can get!