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Straight Talk : A Mother Daugther Conversation about Self-Acceptance and Learning to Love Your Hair
by Dr Kirleen Neely and Antonio Thompson and Helen Skelton


Overview - Books Message: Media images and culture play enormous roles in how we see the world and more importantly how we see ourselves. Straight Talk, uses hair as vehicle to spur conversation about the common cultural experience of hair-shaming that many African American girls experience.  Read more...

 
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More About Straight Talk by Dr Kirleen Neely; Antonio Thompson; Helen Skelton
 
 
 
Overview
Books Message: Media images and culture play enormous roles in how we see the world and more importantly how we see ourselves. Straight Talk, uses hair as vehicle to spur conversation about the common cultural experience of hair-shaming that many African American girls experience. The book uniquely uses actual historical facts as a tool to help the child understand the message behind self-love. The tough topic of slavery and it's impact on African American hair-esteem is discussed in a sensitive child friendly manner. The book is based on Dr. Neely's clinical research on dominate standards of beauty and hair-esteem for women of color. The message of self-acceptance transcends race and culture, this book can be appreciated by all boys and girls of all races. Books video: https: //youtu.be/KHSeTtyeaOw (paste link into browser)

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780692309025
  • ISBN-10: 0692309020
  • Publisher: Richardson Counseling Servcies
  • Publish Date: October 2014
  • Page Count: 24
  • Dimensions: 11 x 8.5 x 0.06 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.18 pounds


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