As I scan up to drink in the rest of the splendor that was this unusually elegant outfit for a Saturday at an African hair braiding salon, I take mental note of each pointed piece. Navy pleated skirt, navy and marigold paisley print blouse, extraordinary naturally long red nails, snow white full beard, deep brown hair with a circular revelation of a pale scalp.
Enjoy today. Because tomorrow, the struggle continues...
It was happening. I was finally meeting Melissa Harris-Perry.
I realized that these so-called imperfections had no bearing on the ability to have a colorful, vibrant, joyful, exuberant life!
In honor of recent events and in hope of today's happiness, Aisha examines history and self-care through music. #NationalSmileDay