I Taught My Dad To Embrace His Natural Hair

"The impact my natural hair would have on my family, and whom it would affect the most altered my perspective on my curls and the preconceived notions the African American community has towards it. My most outspoken supporter was my mother, while my father had a considerable amount of opposition. Often, I would hear how natural hair was not accepted in the African American community because it was deemed 'nappy', 'unprofessional', 'unkempt', and the list goes on."