Don’t Laugh At My Shaved Head! – Part One

By Diana Awino The year was 2012. A youthful Diana, fresh from graduation, packed her bags and was on the next bus to Northern Uganda to practice the career that she had taken slightly over two decades to build.  Northern Uganda, though in recovery, still exhibited ghosts of the 20-year long Lord Resistance Army war. Poverty […]

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Confessions of a Former Hair Abuser

Like almost every other black woman with internet access, I have joined the healthy hair bandwagon. I have always wanted the luscious, long locks that I saw on my classmates’ heads in high school and university, but that I could never have. My own hair is very thick, and very kinky; what is referred to […]

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