Hair Discrimination Leads to the Creation of The Crown Act


March 24, 2022

Hair Style: Bantu Knots

Black hair is considered an expression of identity and culture. Throughout history, it has carried a deep emotional significance that extends far beyond the Americas. Historically, Black hair has played a major role in the culture of ancient African civilization. It symbolizies their tribe, marital status, family background and for some social hierarchy, African hair is significant.

Did you know that, captured African women who were forced to travel to a "new land", they would hide seeds and/or rice into their braided hair? In fact, seeds of watermelon, okra, black-eyed peas, and others ar...

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