The cost of six VCU credits in HIST391 and BIOL391? About $2,000. The cost of spending a showerless month paddling 140 miles, backpacking 15 miles and camping along the James River watershed learning from the environment and a 446-page course companion while battling bugs, storms and sore shoulders? Priceless.
A growing number of African American women, as well as other ethnic groups, are ditching the relaxers and chemical processes and opting to embrace their ethnic “roots.”