Book Release Event: Afro State of Mind – Memories of a Nappy Headed Black Girl


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The Wait is Over

Afro State of Mind: Memories of A Nappy Headed Black Girl

You’ve heard about this book for months and eagerly wondered when it would be available.

You listened to attorney & author Lurie Daniel Favors speak and knew you wanted to hear more.

You checked the website for details and signed up for the update emails.

You enjoyed the youtube videos and forwarded the blog posts.

And now your wait is over!


Book Release Event: June 30, 2013

We are pleased to invite you to Lurie’s first book release event on Sunday June 30, 2013 at Sabine’s Hallway Natural Hair Salon (details below). There you will hear from the author and be among the first to purchase her newly released book, Afro State of Mind: Memories of A Nappy Headed Black Girl.

Memories of A Nappy Headed Black Girl is not your typical natural hair book. This is not a “how-to manual” for hair care and styles. It is not a “twist this way” or “moisturize that way” book. This book is a coming of age story about a Black girl learning to love her hair and by extension learning to love herself.

The book recalls the moments when Lurie first discovered that nappy hair was a “problem” in search of a solution. She describes her youthful search for something – anything – to make her hair straight (and keep it straight) so that she could finally be considered one of the “good hair” girls.

You’ll laugh and cry as she recounts her experiences when her Big Chop went wrong. She writes about finding love as a natural girl – even though she did not meet the definition of a Black girl with “pretty hair”. You will be entertained (and a bit horrified) as she describes her experiences as a natural head abroad and surprised at the ways in which natural hair is viewed around the world.

Lurie is honest about her trials as a natural head in corporate America and freely shares her hopes for the future of the natural hair movement.

We live in a world that rarely appreciates Black women. This book unpacks the history of hair in the Black community and is designed to be an inspiring reminder of the beauty, talent, power and dreams inherent within Black womanhood.

Lurie wrote this book because she believes:

“It is important that we change the thoughts that are in our heads so that we can embrace the hair that is on our heads. I wrote this book to challenge some of those believes and to encourage our sisters and members of the global community to embrace and value Black women just as we are without the need for alteration: naturally, beautifully and exactly the way God designed us to be.”

Join us Sunday June 30, 2013 for the first
Afro State of Mind: Memories of A Nappy Headed Black Girl book release event. 

 RSVP at:

Where: Sabines Hallway Natural Hair Salon

1260 Bedford Ave. 

(Btw Fulton St. & Halsey)

Brooklyn, NY 11216 


Time: 4 – 6 pm


Light refreshments will be served.



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About Lurie Daniel Favors, Esq.


  1. Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your blog
    and wanted to say that I’ve truly enjoyed browsing your
    blog posts. In any case I will be subscribing to your
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    • Lurie Daniel Favors, Esq. says:

      Thank you for stopping by & commenting!


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