Why the 2016 BET Awards Was a Major Event for the Natural Hair Movement

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It is safe to say that the 2016 BET Awards was one of the best in years! Black America watched proudly as Blackish stars Tracee Ellis-Ross and Anthony Anderson hosted hilariously and showed off their awesome stage chemistry.

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Pulling Together Summer Activities When You Are A Procrastinating Mom!

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The school year has come to a close and if you’re the super organized mom, your child’s summer schedule is loaded with the best day camps in your hometown and S.T.E.M. sleep always.  But for those of us who are driven off the pure adrenaline of procrastination, don’t worry!

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Everything You Need To Know About Crochet Braids Part Three: Removal & After Care

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Your daughter has been rocking her Crochet Braids for about 4 weeks and it is now time for them to be taken out. The technique for uninstalling Crochet Braids is easy, however, the process must be done carefully to prevent cutting or damaging your child’s natural hair.

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Keianna Johnson aka “KeeKeeAllNatural” is a certified Natural Hair Care, Braiding and Lock Technician. She was certified through Madam Walker’s Braids, Lockery & School. She is also the owner of Chi Chi Sophistication Natural Hair Care Studio which specializing in natural hair care and braiding for children. She currently holds the position as Local Coordinator for the DMV Area for Ebraiding.net an organization geared towards uplifting the standards and professionalism of certified professionals in the braiding & natural hair Industry. KeeKee is a TRUE natural hair care advocate and she is also a blogger. You can find her beautiful work with children’s hairstyles featured in SANATA International Hair Braiding Magazine, MidWest Black Hair Magazine and Encore HD Hair Magazine.

CNN Presents United Shades Of America with W. Kamau Bell

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CNN Presents United Shades of America

I got to attend an exclusive screening of episode two of CNN’s UNITED SHADES OF AMERICA starring comedian W. Kamau Bell.  United Shades of America is a documentary that takes a large black man with a fro and places him in situations that you might not expect him to be in.  It really examines ways of life in America that we may never see.  

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Dear Mama: A Letter To The Strong Woman Who Raised Us

Sometimes the best way to really honor your mother is to just put the right words together from your heart and say Thank You…

Dear Mama:  A Letter To The Strong Woman Who Raised Us

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Dear Mama,

I have never appreciated you more than I do at this moment. Through every stage of my life; you were there.

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Keianna Johnson aka “KeeKeeAllNatural” is a certified Natural Hair Care, Braiding and Lock Technician. She was certified through Madam Walker’s Braids, Lockery & School. She is also the owner of Chi Chi Sophistication Natural Hair Care Studio which specializing in natural hair care and braiding for children. She currently holds the position as Local Coordinator for the DMV Area for Ebraiding.net an organization geared towards uplifting the standards and professionalism of certified professionals in the braiding & natural hair Industry. KeeKee is a TRUE natural hair care advocate and she is also a blogger. You can find her beautiful work with children’s hairstyles featured in SANATA International Hair Braiding Magazine, MidWest Black Hair Magazine and Encore HD Hair Magazine.

Everything You Need To Know About Crochet Braids Part Two: 3 Tips To Help Maintain Crochet Braids

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It isn’t a shock that most teenage girls when contemplating wearing their hair in a “protective hairstyle” such as Crochet Braids, think solely of the result which is having a cute hairstyle. Many teens are unaware of the importance of scalp/hair maintenance when wearing protective hairstyles.

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Keianna Johnson aka “KeeKeeAllNatural” is a certified Natural Hair Care, Braiding and Lock Technician. She was certified through Madam Walker’s Braids, Lockery & School. She is also the owner of Chi Chi Sophistication Natural Hair Care Studio which specializing in natural hair care and braiding for children. She currently holds the position as Local Coordinator for the DMV Area for Ebraiding.net an organization geared towards uplifting the standards and professionalism of certified professionals in the braiding & natural hair Industry. KeeKee is a TRUE natural hair care advocate and she is also a blogger. You can find her beautiful work with children’s hairstyles featured in SANATA International Hair Braiding Magazine, MidWest Black Hair Magazine and Encore HD Hair Magazine.

Spring Cleaning: Reevaluating Your Real Friendships vs Your Social Media “Friendships”

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Let’s talk about spring cleaning. Spring cleaning your personal space & your personal atmosphere meaning your friendships.  I have been noticing lately that social media has made us lazy when it comes to maintaining relationships whether it is family or friends.  

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My Child is Not Bad: Diagnosing ADHD and Other Behavior Disorders

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I have an eight year old son that struggles with behavioral issues and focusing. We began to see the signs at the tender age of four. The teacher began to complain about him “raging” after he lost focus and was told to stop whatever he was doing.

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Buy Cheap, Buy Twice: Is Your Leather Furniture Really Leather?

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Have you been in your home for a few years now and are beginning to notice the wear and tear of everyday life on your furniture?  This was the plight I found myself in when I attempted to dash to the door to welcome guests for one of our impromptu game nights.  As I rose from my seat, I found myself stuck to my leather sofa.   

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Everything You Need To Know About Crochet Braids – Part 1: Style Options

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You can’t go anywhere without seeing teenage girls wearing their hair styled in crochet braids. Crochet braiding is not a new technique, but it is one that is regaining popularity.

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Keianna Johnson aka “KeeKeeAllNatural” is a certified Natural Hair Care, Braiding and Lock Technician. She was certified through Madam Walker’s Braids, Lockery & School. She is also the owner of Chi Chi Sophistication Natural Hair Care Studio which specializing in natural hair care and braiding for children. She currently holds the position as Local Coordinator for the DMV Area for Ebraiding.net an organization geared towards uplifting the standards and professionalism of certified professionals in the braiding & natural hair Industry. KeeKee is a TRUE natural hair care advocate and she is also a blogger. You can find her beautiful work with children’s hairstyles featured in SANATA International Hair Braiding Magazine, MidWest Black Hair Magazine and Encore HD Hair Magazine.