I was talking to Kenyatta the other day about this video. She was one of a handful of black girls at a school where no one really wore their hair natural or just short, and concepts of beauty were pretty limited. She was saying how she saw this video and thought, "I want to go to there." Because I was raised around Conscious black folks, I saw a lot more of this. Still it was really awesome to see it on TV as a kid.
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