Tuesday, June 28, 2011



“Living Naturally You”

Real People Real Answers

What’s your name?
 Aminah "Salakida" Kali Barry

 How old are you?
 Me? Age is so passe :-)

 Where are you from?
 Oakland, CA

 What is your occupation?
Singer, Songwriter, Goddess

How would you describe yourself?
 Hippie Glam Girl

 When did you first decide to become natural?

If there was one word to describe your style what would it be?

 Who are some people that inspire you the most?
 Prince. Chaka. Jimi. Grace Slick. Joni. Beyonce. Coko. Meelah from 702. Gangstarr. PE. Elaine Brown.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
 An inspiration to little girls all over the world with big noses/lips, and nappy hair...oh, and RICH   :-)! Filthy.

10. What advice would you give to others who wanted to go natural or live a more natural based lifestyle?
I just want ALL my Sistas to know, wearing your hair natural is not a commitment to being a judgemental social outcast with limited financial/romantic prospects anymore than wearing your hair straight makes you a vapid video whore begging for validation from white people. You are you! I AM passionate about women at very least exploring their natural hair because a lot of us had the choice (relaxed hair as the standard of beauty) made for us before we even knew there was a choice to be made or a standard to meet. It's kind of like having a big booty;we have something uniquely beautiful in our various curl patterns, and ,since you got it, why not flaunt it?

11. What’s your favorite quote?
 Today? "The supense is terrible...I hope it lasts..."

- Gene Wilder as Willie Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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