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Teaching Adoptive Parents to Care for Natural Hair

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Channel: Great Big Story
Categories: Society / Culture   |   Social Science  
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Every child deserves to be properly groomed and to feel confident in their sense of self and in their cultural identity. But for many transracial families, especially those where Black children are adopted by non-Black parents, hair care becomes a point of struggle. Many non-Black parents find that their unfamiliarity with their childrens natural hair leaves their kids at a disadvantage. Thats where Tamekia Swint comes in. As the founder and executive director of the non-profit Styles 4 Kidz, she is creating a space for parents to learn how to care for their childrens hair without judgment or negative criticism.


#Hair #Family #Adoption

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