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NOV 2010 - APR 2011
Volume 16 Number 2

natural hair

COVER CREDITS

Self-portrait by Mireille Liong-A-Kong.

COVER STORY
20 The Art of Natural Hair

Photographer and natural hair advocate Mireille Liong-A-Kong was born in The Netherlands, Western Europe while her father was studying there. Once back in her parent’s birth-country, Suriname, she was hired as a teenager by a high-end hotel and asked to remove her braids - - an experience to which Blacks in other parts of the world can relate.

FOCUS: The Art of         Natural Hair
22  Keeping It Natural

FEATURE: 
11 Salsa, Jazz and Eric     Velasquez

DEPARTMENTS

THE PUBLISHER’S POINT
4 The Obama Post-Racial Myth

PRAISING THE PAST
5 Anderson Ruffin Abbott

THE OTHER SIDE
6 Prisoners Raise Funds for Those in Need, Too

OUR SPACE
8 Decorating Your Outdoor Living Space

MONEY TALKS
8 If We Tried to Support Black Businesses, Where Would We Be?

TRAVEL STORY
12 Quebec City in Pictures  

HEALTH
14 Adult Vaccinations: It’s Not  Just the Baby who Needs Shots

16 Heart to Heart

IN FASHION
25 Ron Donovan

BOOK REVIEW
25 Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work

RECIPE
26 Sweet Potato Pie 

COMING UP       
27 BZB Black Gift Show, African Heritage Dancers and Drummers, and More

ENTERTAINMENT
28 Melvin Deal: Saving Lives Through Art and Culture


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the art of natural hair