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Just had a wonderful interview with Deborah Hardnett of Wealthy Sistas Media and The Professional Black Women. Deborah just sponsored the Winners Summit conference in Baltimore and is gearing up for the 2011 Winners Summit at the Baltimore Harbor Hyatt Regency. Register at tpbw.memberlodge.org.

Hope you enjoy the interview:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/wealthysistas/2010/05/03/wealthy-sistas-madam-cjs-great-great-grand-ms-alelia-bundles-1

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It’s no surprise there are as many opinions about Chris Rock’s “Good Hair” as there are hair textures among black women. Now that the documentary is in theaters nationwide, I’ve started hearing from people who saw my two quick soundbites in the movie.  Several have asked why the doc didn’t include more information about the history of the black hair care industry

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As a woman who survived the Hair Wars of the 1960s when large numbers of black girls and women abandoned hot combs and hair straighteners for natural hair, and as hair care pioneer Madam C. J. Walker’s great-great-granddaughter and biographer, I often find myself at a unique vantage point from which to observe today’s ongoing hair skirmishes.

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