Monday, October 11, 2010

Reconsider Columbus Day

Here's an ad from, which urges citizens to take into consideration ALL of Columbus's deeds, including how he opened up the way for the transatlantic slave trade. It also proposes that we honor, instead, the indigenous peoples who were here long before Columbus.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Chicago Naturals Meet-Up Oct. 9

Here's the e-mail announcement:

After much anticipation, Black Girl with Long Hair is back with its Fall meetup for Chicago Naturals, Saturday, October 9, 2010 from 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Murphy Hill Gallery (3333 W. Arthington St., Chicago)!

The meetup features a haircare discussion, product swap & vending and will be followed by an afterparty at Tantrum Lounge (1023 S. State St.) from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Meetup entrance fee is $3. The afterparty is FREE!

Sadly, I can't be there. But if you're in Chicago next weekend, you should go and tell me all about it.