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Chocolate Me

In my house we never shyed away from racially-based conversations. These conversations helped me understand the racial complexities that existed before me and the improvement and/or lack thereof currently. Most conversations were no holds barred, and in hindsight, may have been too advanced for me sometimes. But I appreciate my parents for not trying to hide these things from me.

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Natural Hair, don't care

I was natural before it was cool. Yet, I never wore my actual untouched hair out until junior or senior year. This was the year I had several friends cutting off their hair to start their natural journey, and thus I felt more empowered in mine. As time has progressed I have become more secure in myself and my natural hair, but that wasn't always the case.

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