Afro hair for men

Natural hair community is not only for women. Men are more than welcome to learn to care for their afro hair or their child's afro hair. male natural hair careThere seems to be a bit of a misconception that the natural hair community is only for women, this is not the case. Men are more than welcome to learn to care for their afro hair or their child’s afro hair. No matter if you are male or female you need knowledge to grow healthy hair. “Afro hair for men”

Useful hair accessories and tools

There are countless hair accessories and tools on the market. Here are a few suggestions on some basic haircare tools that can be good to have on hand: Wide tooth comb, Water spray bottle, Silk scarf or bonnet, Bobby Pins, Hair tie, hair tools There are countless hair accessories and tools on the market and this can become a bit overwhelming. Depending on who you ask to find out which tools and accessories you need the list can become quite long. Here are a few suggestions on some basic haircare tools that can be good to have on hand. “Useful hair accessories and tools”

Books for children with afro hair

Children of all ages appreciate books in different ways. But many children's books, especially in Scandinavia, have characters that don't look like African children. Even small children at age three or four may notice this. And when they are introduced to a book with a character that has afro hair and brown skin they are overjoyed to see a character that looks like them. Children of all ages appreciate books in different ways. But many children’s books, especially in Scandinavia, have characters that don’t look like African children. Even small children at age three or four may notice this. And when they are introduced to a book with a character that has afro hair and brown skin they are overjoyed to see a character that looks like them. 

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Why Many Afro-Swedes Marched for Justice at Black Lives Matter Protest In Stockholm

The demonstration supporting Black Lives Matter movement attracted over a thousand people at Sergel Square in Stockholm, Sweden. With strong words of support for the movement delivered by the representatives of different Afro-Swedish umbrella organizations, some of the representatives also highlighted the challenges the minority African community (People of African descent or PAD) in Sweden face, such as vulnerability to hate crimes, racism and injustices - which is very similar to the issues in the United States.The demonstration supporting Black Lives Matter movement attracted over a thousand people at Sergel Square in Stockholm, Sweden. With strong words of support for the movement delivered by the representatives of different Afro-Swedish umbrella organizations, some of the representatives also highlighted the challenges the minority African community (People of African descent or PAD) in Sweden face, such as vulnerability to hate crimes, racism and injustices – which is very similar to the issues in the United States. “Why Many Afro-Swedes Marched for Justice at Black Lives Matter Protest In Stockholm”

The Head Wrap

The head wrap probably has as many names as there are ways of tying it. Whether you call it a head wrap, turban, scarf or even gele (Nigeria) or doek (South Africa) the idea is the same. You cover your hair with a piece of fabric. There are different fabrics and ways to tie a head wrap all over the African continent as well as in the African diasporaThe head wrap probably has as many names as there are ways of tying it. Whether you call it a head wrap, turban, scarf or even gele (Nigeria) or doek (South Africa) the idea is the same. You cover your hair with a piece of fabric. There are different fabrics and ways to tie a head wrap all over the African continent as well as in the African diaspora. Wearing a head wrap is nothing new, but it became more mainstream in the late 1990’s thanks to African- American entertainers like Erykah Badu and India Arie.  “The Head Wrap”

Black Lives Matter protest spread to Sweden: Malmö shows solidarity

Black live matter-www.skandikafrik.com, Several hundred people showed up to protest in sympathy for the Black Lives Matter movement on 21st July 2016 at Möllevångstorget in Malmö, Sweden. The Black Lives Matter movement fights against discrimination and police brutality of Black people in the United StatesSeveral hundred people showed up to protest in sympathy for the Black Lives Matter movement on 21st July 2016 at Möllevångstorget in Malmö, Sweden. The Black Lives Matter movement fights against discrimination and police brutality of Black people in the United States and has grown stronger thanks to social media and has spread across the globe where similar protests and solidarity with the movement is increasing.  “Black Lives Matter protest spread to Sweden: Malmö shows solidarity”

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