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Choose them wisely."

My Hair is Kinky


This zine contains a poetic celebration of the different textures and natural styles of Black women. Click the picture to watch a video of the poem performed at a theater in Portland, Ore.: "I'm starting a Nappy Revolution; my hair is kinky and my mind is FREE."


$5 (includes shipping)



National Black Women's Anthem


This poem was inspired by a Portland, Ore.-based research project, titled "Interconnections," which looked at the overlapping issues that cause depression in those who fall prey to The Myth of the Strong Black Woman. Click the picture to watch a video of the song: "Black woman, what are you burying? Your feelings or the myth? When you gonna deal with this? My Strong Black Woman..."


$7 (includes CD of song and shipping)