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The nostalgia of natural hair–going back to their ethnic roots

Two Black women appear to be in elysium--a state of ideal happiness, inside the Time Warner Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina—Photo by Joseph Earnest

This topic pertains to the nostalgic element that appears to be trending with Black
women of my generation and younger, particularly when it comes to hair.

If one is not in tune with pop culture, one may not be aware of the movement by
Black women to return to a natural lifestyle like the women of the 60s, 70s and 80s.

The most poignant afro images of that era that come to mind are those of women like
Kathleen Cleaver, Pam Grier and Thelma of Good Times (real name: Bernadette
Stanislaus). CONTINUE TO FULL ARTICLE>>

         

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