What You’re Really Saying When You Ridicule Blue Ivy’s Hair

Black women are constantly scrutinized for their parenting. And attacking Blue Ivy’s hair is a way of attacking Beyonce.

A topic of conversation I never found engaging was “natural hair vs. permed hair.” Seriously, who has the audacity to tell someone their hair is wrong?

But the main reason I intentionally don’t engage in this discourse is because I’m a man with a low-cut fade. As such, telling a woman she should have permed rather than natural hair, or vice-versa, reeks of condescension and privilege.

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