What Happened to the Afro?


My hair obsession that has turned into a hair acceptance also turned into a book called What Happened to the Afro? Here is some video was taken in Uganda in 1996 or 1997 of a braiding session going on in Kampala. You can buy the book at http://stores.lulu.com/kakonged.:

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The Master Weaver (originally published with Pride Newsmagazine)


Rose Hibbert and Christos Cox creates magic with Donna Kakonge’s hair

The Master Weaver

With her 1992 red and black Volkswagen Jetta, Hibbert drove me up to Hair & Wigs on the Danforth in Toronto to get the 150 per cent real human cuticle hair for the makeover. Her sister Ingrid Hart, who is an actor and had a long-running role on “Train 48,” was seated in the back. Continue reading “The Master Weaver (originally published with Pride Newsmagazine)”

Hairy Chats at Accents on Eglinton – Revised Date – July 21, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.


The Politics of Black Hair Online Course Book

Weekend Sale at Lulu.com


Random Bibliography of Media Books and Internet Resources

We have been having terrific weather lately in Toronto. Just in case the colder weather does come and you find yourself indoors more often – there is nothing better than having a good book by your side.

For this weekend only, Lulu.com, the publisher of many of my books and the distributor of all of all of them, will be have a store-wide sale. You will receive 20 percent off any order, regardless of the number of your orders. All you need to do is to enter the code CABIN when you are checking out. It is that easy.

When using Lulu.com, you do need to register to the site, however, this is completely free. My online store is http://stores.lulu.com/kakonged where you can buy a wide variety of books. Whether you would like the hard copy in your hand, or an ebook download that you can have right away to and also avoid shipping costs – there is something among my 34 books, one CD and two audio downloads that will interest and intrigue you.

What Happened to the Afro