Malvern St James

About Malvern St James

Malvern St James is a leading Girl's School based in Worcestershire, where every girl plays a crucial role and has a strong sense of self-worth. Learning takes pride of place, individuality flourishes and self-development results in building essential skills for life.

Is my afro hair political?

Is my afro hair political?

When I turned seven years old, my mother presented me with what I considered then to be the most heavenly gift of all: a chemically straightening hair relaxer, also jokingly known as the ‘creamy crack’. What this meant, was that my coarse, gravity-resistant Afro hair would be transformed into silky, straight and longer European-like hair. […]

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