I came across this pho­to of U.S. Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma yes­ter­day. Appar­ent­ly a black boy was invit­ed to the White House and asked Oba­ma if he could touch his hair to see if it was like his.

So cute!

cour­tesy of flickr white house feed

Black Girl With Long Hair

Leila Noel­liste, founder of Black Girl with Long Hair (April 2008). Social media, pop cul­ture and black beau­ty enthu­si­ast. bell hooks’ hair twin…

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Ms. Butterfly

very touch­ing pho­to. I love Pres­i­dent O.


Wow, pow­er­ful stuff.


He is adorable. How odd that Obama’s hair would be the thing he’d be curi­ous about. Odd and kin­da sad.


:) What a cutie!