Jami Floyd

Jami Floyd

There came a point when I wanted to do television, and I didn't think the Afro was going to play, so I made a very difficult choice - to straighten my hair.More Jami Floyd quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think television is one of the last real bastions of the white beauty standard, but still in many industries the workers can be replaced by someone who's willing to play the game or who looks like the person in charge. And this is a problem for all women, not just women of color.More Jami Floyd quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've done lots of pieces on self-esteem and hair. There's a desire to conform, but if the encouragement to be yourself is there from loved ones, you'll find that later, that true self will come out.More Jami Floyd quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My mother's white, and she didn't know how to do my hair, so I had something that I always call white-mama hair.More Jami Floyd quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Often hair is the way we are differentiated in this culture. To me the decision to straighten your hair is deeply political.More Jami Floyd quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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