Girls With The Curls

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erykah hair edit

In the African American community, when it comes to women, hair is VERY important. Black women wear their hair as their crown and glory. Spending money upon money and hour upon hour in the hair salon making sure their hair is the best of the best. I know this first hand, with my mother being a hair stylist. In recent years there has been a shift in the way black women view their hair. For whatever reason they have shifted from want extremely sleek, straight edges and hair (achieved using a relaxer, a harsh chemical applied to the root of the hair) to what is now the natural hair phenomenon.

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African American women are not only embracing their natural hair texture but a large number of them are wearing their natural texture out. Rocking everything from afros to braids to dreads. Being a man, how do I feel about theā€¦

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