"I whisper, then sometimes I'm loud,I always stand out in a crowd,I come in naps, curls, locs, and waves Shaming sad tries best left in caves My myriad of styles are ever up to date Yet I am the subject of intense debate The critics gather to envy me For I am woven with her story Wear me out and flaunt me if you dare! Who am I? I am a Black woman's hair" "Compromising your inner beauty leaves your soul raw for the worlds vermin to seep into ur heart and cause a world of destruction within self.Live.Laugh.Love.Let no one ruin your beauty within." "DIPPED IN CHOCOLATE, BRONZED WITH ELEGANCE, ENAMELED WITH GRACE, TOASTED WITH BEAUTY, MY LORD, SHE IS A BLACK WOMAN!" -Yosef Ben-Jochannan I find, in being black, a thing of beauty: a joy; a strength; a secret cup of gladness. -Ossie Davis "What's point of being so deep, if your people can't swim?"