It’s impossible to celebrate Black history without celebrating Black follicles. From the revolutionary Afro in the 60’s to the “too ethnic” braids in the 80’s and the locs (a.k.a Dreadlocks) that still cause controversy today, it is clear that our hair is inextricable intertwined with fighting for our humanness and freedom.
Black Hair History
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Since it is inevitable for lively coils to intertwine, we need to know how to correctly untangle our hair strands. Detangling natural hair becomes an art that one needs to master for the sake of healthy strands. The art of detangling will allow you to untie knots without damaging or breaking hair strands. It will […]
In a time when Black children are being rejected in schools because of their natural hairstyles, an exhibition like Black Follicles Matter is even more important. The colorful portraits from Afros to Dreadlocks, from Twists to Cornrows, reveal a shared history that people all over the world can relate to.