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Does It Hurt?

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Does It Hurt?

By: Kyra Brusch “Does it hurt?” my mother asked with a certain sadness in her eyes. Just like her and many more before her I was getting a relaxer; otherwise dubbed the black women’s rite of passage, our passage into the mainstream society. Did it hurt? OF COURSE IT HURT! A relaxer is a mixture […]

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