Afrobella’s Inspiring Sesame Street Hair Moments

Here’s a secret thing you may not know about most Trinidadians in their thirties and forties—we’re all closet Sesame Street fanatics. If you grew up in Trinidad in the 70's or 80's, you were raised on a steady diet of Sesame Street re-runs. I can honestly say that Susan (played by Dr. Loretta Long) and Olivia (played by Alaina Reed Hall) helped to shape my sensibilities about who I was, and gave me a reflection of black beauty at an age and stage when I needed it. Here are five Sesame Street hair memories that made an impact on me forever.