Locs for Life by LMSW, ACSW Kalimah Johnson

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Have you ever thought about locking your African textured/type hair? Are you afraid what others will say or think about you? Do you need a guide to help you through the process? Do you already have Locs/Locks/Dreads and need style/care ideas or encouragement from other sisters who have? If you have answered yes to any of these questions then "Locs For Life: The Root to Well Being for African American Women" is the book for you!It is an easy read with a plethora of stories outlining the journey of hair locking. Topics such as colorism, racism, beauty standards and other social issues are candidily discussed by the writer. What is most unique about this book is that the writer prepares you for the emotional/spiritual aspects of hair locking.Kalimah Johnson is Masters Level Social Worker and uses those tools to discuss this topic from a sensitive and comprehensive standpoint. Her expertise and courageous efforts will provide you with all the tools, power and knowledge you will need to inspire you to wear your hair out in the world "as is".
 

About LMSW, ACSW Kalimah Johnson

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Kalimah Johnson is the proud owner of PicNapÔ Natural Hair Care Artistry. She has cultivated and refined her expertise in natural hairstyles since the 1970's. As a Master Loctician with several years of experience, her personal mission is to create a healthy black consciousness within her community. Her adoration for natural hair and her dedication to providing detailed attention to her clients has won her praise from the industry, but most importantly from her loyal client base. It is this commitment that has encouraged her to create a new exclusive line of services and merchandise called PicNapÔ. Through the launch of PicnapÔ Kalimah produces natural hair care events and workshops, as well as produce and host one of the hottest open mic venues in the mid-west. Kalimah Johnson holds a Master's Degree in Social Work, and is a published performance poet. Her skills and talent have allowed her to incorporate group processing when Conducting PicnapÔ gatherings. The events have allowed her clients the opportunity to dialogue about the negative social repercussions and connotations of nappy hair. They have also provided her clients with a forum to embrace the hidden potential of nappy hair. She is dedicated to nurturing pride in black people, and removing the myths and challenges related to hair locking. Her creative blend of poetry and performance is used to entertain, inform and celebrate the topic of natural black hair. She has established herself as a unique and gifted Natural Hair Care Artist/Master Loctician with a knack for bringing out the very best in her clients. Go To: www.picnap.com to hear and purchase her spoken word projects. Downtown Detroit, MI Phone: (313) 606-2342 Email: Ebani@hotmail.com
 
Published June 25, 2008 by Authorhouse. 117 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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