It's very easy to join us and be part of this amazing documentary that has primered in New York, screened at Brooklyn College and Boucles 'd Ebene in Paris. All you have to do is answer a few questions, record yourself or have someone record you then send us your Going Natural Video Diary. Here is how to submit your video.
Join us by sending us a video in which you answer the questions below. You can send us your video via wetransfer.com or upload it to your googledrive then send us the link at info at going dash natural dot com.
Note: Please no music, no mentioning of products in the video.
Questions for women:
- Introduce yourself as in My name is ...., I am (name your profession) from .... (city, state)
- When was your first relaxer and how was the experience?
- Did you ever believe you had "bad" hair?
- If yes, how do you think you got that idea, when did it change and how did you change it?
- When did you decided to go natural, why and who inspired you?
- What is/was the hardest part of going natural?
- What is the best part of going/being natural?
- What does/did going natural teach you?
- Has your perception on Natural hair changed or was it always the same?
- Please finish this sentence: I love my hair because ...
Questions for men:
- Introduce yourself as in My name is ...., I am (name your profession) from .... (city, state) and this is for the Going-Natural.com Video Diaries.
How important is your hair as a man? Have you ever had a relaxer, curly (or dreadlocks for those who currently don't have them) and why do you choose to wear your hair this way now?
What does your hair mean to you? Is it just an accessory that compliments your personality and style or is it deeper than that?
Were you ever ashamed of your hair or believed that guys with a curly or weavvy texture had a better chance with women?
How important is a woman's hair to you? Does it matter whether she wears a weave, relaxes her hair or is a natural head? Do you have a preference for either of these styles?
Our readers asked me to include this specific question so here I go: Is the texture of a woman’s hair important to you? And length?
One of the main reasons Black women hesitate to go natural is because they profoundly believe that Black men don't like natural hair. What do you think? If you don't agree where do you think women got this idea?
Quite often I hear men say that they didn't like natural hair when they grew up. It's only later on in live that they started to appreciate natural hair. Do you share that experience?
Do you think black hair is an issue? Why or why not?
What do you think of this natural hair movement and what would be your message to Black women when it comes to hair?