Going Natural: The Controversy & Courage of Natural Black Hairstyles


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By Robin Lofton and Frederick Douglas Lofton. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Braids. Locks. Twists. Cornrows. Afros. Bantu knots. These are styles of natural hair worn by Black people around the world. Although these styles can grow naturally, without the use of chemicals, heat, or painful treatments, many Black people experience professional difficulties or school punishments for wearing these natural styles. In this episode, the Espresso Talk Today team is joined by sisters, Tamera and Vaneida White, to discuss their unique hair journeys and the controversy of wearing natural Black hair. Join us for this lively episode!

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