Miriam Tigist Green, was adopted by Clifton Green and his wife. Whilst at home they had no idea what to do with her hair, as both had no experience in braiding so they considered letting it go as “a sign of freedom” But after they both knew that her hair was a strong sign of her african roots so they decided to braid it like most African people did, although it took a while Clifton finally mastered the art of braiding.
Those are plaits. Not braids… but I give him major props though. My dad (both my parents are Black) could never do my hair.
When he had to, he would put one industrial sized manila rubber band around it (like the ones they use at the post office) and make one giant, unkempt pony tail.
Considering that, I don’t see why this is some kind of racial triumph. More men period should know how to take care of their child’s hair. It’s a good time to bond. Don’t miss out.
Remember last time this made its rounds, y’all were upset because he used a fork to part her hair? Nope? Oh… ok…