The thickness and texture of my black hair was under constant scrutiny when I was a
Long before Chris Rock wondered what was up with black women’s hair (“Good Hair” 2009), black
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8ffzI2czHs&w=500&h=307&rel=0] The wages of identity politics. When the memory of the 19th century radical American leader and
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxzsTSRXY9w&hl=en&fs=1&] More examples of the race essentialism that passes for public talk in the United States.
Violence or not, people create. Like women’s hairstyles in Eastern Congo, as captured by photographer Finbarr