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Here Is Why I Created and Proudly Wear the "Not Nappy" Tee

I always heard the word nappy growing up. It was used to describe my hair when it looked a mess or when my brother hadn’t brushed his. I came to understand that when I had slept on my hairstyle for two nights and it was tangled and dry, that it was nappy. I always thought it was a real word and felt like it meant “bad” looking hair. However, it wasn’t until I got older that I learned it was used differently in some instances. When the natural hair movement started picking up, I remember hearing people refer to hair in it’s natural state as nappy. That is when I began to question it’s true definition. What does nappy actually mean? ...

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