I keep her hair braided, bought her a black Barbie
I keep her mind free; she ain't no black zombie
The girl in question is being assured that her natural hair is beautiful, and that the blonde-haired, white skinned, skinny figure of Barbie dolls is an unfair standard of beauty. Because of this, she is confident in herself and does not need to put chemicals in her hair to try and alter herself to fit the mainstream of what everyone wants from her, thus not making her a “black zombie”.
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