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My Hair My Health PDX! uplifts and empowers Black women

Growing up in southwest Portland, Tholanda Newborne was usually the only Black student in her class. She was in elementary school when she got her first perm to straighten her hair. “School was a place where I wanted to adapt. I wanted to fit in,” Tholanda says. “I didn’t feel that I could walk in […]