Diary of a Nappy Head by Theresa Anne

By Theresa Anne

"To these round Jergen Black, good looks equaled having instantly hair; it used to be an equation that she by no means fairly understood. All her younger lifestyles, Jergen watched her now thin-haired mom, Mamma Dee, consistently smoke up the kitchen with a sizzling comb whereas straightening people's hair and bragging approximately how appealing they have been going to appear while she complete. Jergen's option to put on her hair average is continually critiqued by means of these round her, in addition to through her ""ghetto"" grandmother who dates Stockton, town drug lord who's part her age.

Not purely does Jergen need to fear approximately her mom turning into bald from burning out her personal hair, she additionally has to fret approximately her grandmother's harmful way of life getting the simplest of her. Jotting down the occasions of the day within the new diary that her ex-boyfriend's mom gave her offers Jergen with an outlet for her to precise her options freely. Jergen is ready to make it via with the aid of her 3 most sensible acquaintances who name themselves ""La Natural""- 4 extremely smart black beauties who fortunately put on their hair average and express it off regardless of the response they obtain from the skin world."

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