SisterLove founder Dazon Diallo spoke before the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) in Washington DC March 25, 2011 on why HIV/AIDS is a reproductive rights issue for black women.
By Talia Whyte
Bay State Banner
Black women’s hair has been a lightning rod in discussions about race, class and social conformity dating back to the days of slavery, when some black women wore scarves to hide their “naps.” Today, the debate still rages about what having “good hair” means in the black community, even serving as the subject of an upcoming documentary produced by comedian Chris Rock called, appropriately, “Good Hair.”
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