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Council Member Jumaane Williams

Council Member Williams supports BAD Hair Uprooted

Elected official Jumaane Williams, a supporter of equal hair rights, has taken this a bit further and has put his weight and image behind the Shooting-for-Justice exhibition. The New York City Council Member, who has dreadlocks and represents the people of the 45th District in Brooklyn, is featured in BAD HAIR Uprooted, an exhibition that …

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Going Natural Makes Headline

BAD Hair Uprooted; A NY Exhibition that Made International Headlines

BAD Hair Uprooted is the 10th anniversary exhibit of going-natural.com, a social web and networking site connecting more than 40,000 members interested in natural hair. More than shining a light on uniquely beautiful natural hairstyles, the photo montage highlights the social injustice against Black hairstyles and shines a light on a movement that rooted in New …

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BAD Hair Uprooted Book

BAD Hair Uprooted A Celebration of Black Follicles out now

Overcoming relaxer-induced alopecia, a hair loss condition that teases 73% of African American women, inspired the Social Entrepreneur in Information Technologist Mireille Liong to build going-natural.com and the photographer in the Suriname native to picture Black hair differently. BAD Hair Uprooted features a decade of Liong’s work capturing African Americans wearing their hair naturally.

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It’s here: BAD Hair Uprooted the Untold History of Black Follicles

Choosing the best images after shooting natural hairstyles for over a decade is a close to impossible task. Yet I gave it a try. With a little bit of help from a future curator, who has a trained eye when it comes to photography, I think I selected the best portraits to picture natural hair …

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Bad Hair Uprooted is Your Exhibition

More than excited, I am elated about Bad Hair Uprooted, the 10th anniversary exhibition featuring a myriad of your head turning Natural Hairstyles. I like this to be a going-natural.com community celebration in every sense. Not only will your outstanding hairstyles be on display, you also get to choose which portraits will be on display.