FAQs: The Woman of Colour Edition

“How did you get your hair like that?”

Maybe you’ve asked this question before. Or maybe you’ve been on the receiving end of this question and many others that you’ve become all too familiar with.

I see my African sisters nodding. The struggle is real.

On top of living our lives just like the next person, we’re endlessly inundated with questions about our hair, skin and all the things that are normal to us but unfamiliar to the world that surrounds us.