This November was filled with emotion from many different news stories to have to wade through, but while I could have gotten easily hung up on all of the sad stuff, there was still plenty to make me feel proud to be part of the naturally curly community.
photo courtesy of CURLS

Curls Girls Rule the World Empowerment Luncheon

This is an amazing lunch-in is done by the CEO and Founder of CURLS and its focus is to empower teens with a productive and effective mentor program. Over 75 girls were in attendance and introduced to celebrity mentors who were able to share their backgrounds as well as discuss their hopes for the future.
photo courtesy of Runway Curls

My Natural Doll: Keleshe

This doll was created to remind children with natural hair that their texture is beautiful. This doll's curly hair is created from Kinky Curly 100% virgin African-textured hair from the Runway Curls Classic Collection with the hopes of teaching young girls how to care for and style their own curly-coily hair.
photo courtesy of Amazon Kindle

12-year-old author encourages young girls to love their natural curls

This young author has wrote a book to help other girls learn to love their curly hair. Lexi P. shares a positive message of importance of self-esteem, and with that, learning to love our unique naturally curly and  hair.

We Are Girls Conference 

The We Are Girls Conference is an annual event that goes through the issues of bullying, body image and being a girl with workshops and dynamic presentations. This year’s theme was 'Find your power' to encourage girls to interpret it as finding the power for whatever they may need it for in their personal lives.
photo courtesy of Ringo H.W. Chiu - AP

Kamala Harris, the Second Black Woman Elected to the U.S. Senate

Kamala Harris made history this month and became the second black woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate. She spent six years as California’s attorney general which has made her a hot topic for being a possible democratic nominee in the 2020 election.

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