We learn about friendship early; one our first day at a new school, when we go out to play hoop at the park- sometimes when we make our bi-monthy trip to the barbershop. Friendship is something that is intrinsic to how we position ourselves in our lives: Our parents were right when they stressed ...“Oh boy lookin clean!” “I see you young blood!” We’ve all been there: eyebrows lifted, head tilted slightly, pressing our lips together trying not to expose a full grin; we look good. We walk out the shop like we’ve never seen the world before; we’re ready to conquer it. There is nothing, nor...Fade in We all begin our journey in the chair. We learn the dynamic of the shop quick- the sound of clippers and the scents of shop products become a part of our collective memory. Old heads talking about the latest sports news and arguing over current politics makes us believe in the history ...