From the Root

It's not "just" hair

Welcome to From the Root, a blog aiming towards celebration of natural hair and Black culture while discussing racial and gendered issues 

September 22, 2018

I remember reading on twitter "black girls attribute so much value and self-worth to their hair, maintaining it, controlling it, styling it that when I see a black girl that just shaves it all off I KNOW that's a bad b*tch" and wow, I've never read truer words. Recentl...

September 5, 2018

Tell a little bit about yourself..Your name, what school, year, hobbies, interests, one thing that pisses you off

I'm Xiang, a rising sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in nursing. I like singing (I'm in an a cappella group) and dancing and cooking. O...

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