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St. Clair Derrick-Jules: Dear Khloe: Love Letters to My Little Sister

Episode Summary

St. Clair Derrick-Jules shares her new book Dear Khloe: Love Letters to My Little Sister, inspired by her 6-year-old sister Khloe to help her love her afro. Dear Khloe features photos of a hundred Black women, accompanied by their personal narratives of sometimes harrowing but always triumphant journeys through a hostile landscape towards love of their natural hair. She put together this book because " it’s one thing for us to tell young girls to love themselves; it’s another for us to show them how it’s done."

Episode Notes

St. Clair Derrick-Jules shares her new book Dear Khloe: Love Letters to My Little Sister, inspired by her 6-year-old sister Khloe to help her love her afro.  Dear Khloe  features photos of a hundred Black women, accompanied by their personal narratives of sometimes harrowing but always triumphant journeys through a hostile landscape towards love of their natural hair. She put together this book because " it’s one thing for us to tell young girls to love themselves; it’s another for us to show them how it’s done."

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