Back off Gabby Douglas’ Hair!
The moment that Gabby Douglas won her gold medals was the moment that African American women should be the proudest of our young talented sister. Why is it that in a time when a young women has surpassed goals and ambitions of many to come before her, we are too busy worrying about her hair?
In a time when young women are pressured with images of video vixens, airbrushed models, and other false perceptions of beauty, we as black women have become our own enemies. We’re too busy trying to be beautiful that we’ve forgotten how to be smart, classy, and inspirational.
This girl is flipping off balance beams, breaking records like no other, and you’re still talking about how her hair looks?