When I was in the third grade, my favorite color was blue. One day in class, a boy told me that my favorite color should be pink because pink is a girl color and blue is a boy color. I was highly offended because I never liked pink.
When the Bred 11s were going to be released, a friend of mine in class made sure her phone ringer was on so she could hear if a shoe store would call her back about having the winning ticket to buy the new pair of Jordans. She didn’t care if her loud ringtone would interrupt class, nor if she stepped out the class to answer the call while the teacher was giving a lecture.
I moved to Oakland five months ago. I came from a place called Watsonville, which is 20 to 30 minutes away from Santa Cruz. These two places are only one hour away but they seem to be two different worlds.
This year my mother did what’s called a big chop in the natural hair community. Her choice prompted me to stop getting relaxers. I found out my hair had loose waves, tight waves, and even some curls in some parts. I was completely surprised.
Not sure how to go about teaching your younger siblings how to tie their shoes? This video goes through the step by step process, no matter your tying preference.