What does being “natural” mean?
The natural hair movement is a movement that encourages women and men of African descent to keep their natural afro-textured hair. It originated in the United States during the 1960s, with its most recent iteration occurring in the 2000s. The movement designates Black people who wear afro-textured hair in its natural, coiled, kinky, or tight curly state. The word ‘nappy’ has been subjected to denigration since the Atlantic slave trade. Thereafter, some Afrodescendants h