Linda Jones

My 12-Strand Program
My 12-Strand Program
Now’s the time to make things right. Some of you may want to apologize to your own hair for addicting it to chemical relaxers—also known as ‘creamy crack’!
Nappy Mothers Know Best
Nappy Mothers Know Best
My sister survivors and I can share some pretty hair-raising stories of how we dodged smoking hot combs and endured applications of chemical relaxers so strong that they burned our scalps.
Questions from readers
Questions from readers
You have taken the first step to recovery by acknowledging your addiction. When your hair has been on drugs for a long time, it is not always easy to snap back to nappiness. Take it one strand at a time.
Sharing A Little Black Hairstory
Sharing A Little Black Hairstory
The hairstyle, also referred to as a ‘fro, ‘bush,’ and a ‘natural,’ came out during the late 1960s and for many became statement more than style.
Introducing Mosetta's Naturally Speaking
Introducing Mosetta's Naturally Speaking
I make my living as a stylist of words, not hair. But ever since I founded my cultural support group called A Nappy Hair Affair, another dimension has been added to my life as a journalist. I am now a writer and a nap activist.