Grandmothers are often sit at the core of African-American families, as the respected matriarch. While the fundamental role grandmothers have in African American culture is still notable in present-day grandmothers, the image changed. The physical representation of a grandmother has evolved to represent a glamorous way of life – a way of life that embraces the 21st century phenomenon of being a “glam-ma.”
Hair education is like any other education. All students get the basics. But in the field of hair, the more complex work involves hair belonging to people of color and some stylists don’t have that knowledge.
When she called the police to report the threats, she said their response left her disheartened because all Faron Fares was doing was providing hair care for devote Muslim women. Her situation highlights issues of diversity in Boston hair salons.
Single mothers have a hard time finding affordable housing in the Boston area. Shelters offer homeless families a place to stay, but it is not a good option for single mothers.
A higher education degree is the first step for single mothers to find a decent job and improve their living standard. It may also motivate their next generation.
Single mothers take on many responsibilities so they hardly have time to pursue a college degree. However, many organizations in Boston advocate to help single mothers finish their academic study.
Boston residents Vitalis Osugi and Joseph Feaster lost loved ones to suicide and stand up to the mental health stigma in their communities.
Several factors increase the risk for mental health conditions in communities of color.
Taking care of babies is tough work for single mothers. If some new moms lack experience, they can get guidance from professional organizations or their peers.
Advocacy, private support and confidential resources are the key essentials to provide helpful resources to mothers and child witnesses of abuse.