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Students hold up their copies of Bad Hair Does Not Exist/Pelo Malo No Existe at Barnes & Noble. (Photo by Roxanne L. Scott for Voices of NY)

Untangling the Notion of Bad Hair

Featured Posts, Voices' Picks, Youth July 28, 2015 at 3:30 pm

A comment about her daughter’s “bad hair” led Sulma Arzu-Brown to write the bilingual children’s book “Bad Hair Does Not Exist/Pelo Malo No Existe,” to teach kids to accept all kinds of hair.

(Photo by Sally Nnamani via Feet in 2 Worlds)

Immigrant Black Women on Hair and Fitting In

African, Caribbean, Culture, Immigration, In the News June 20, 2013 at 6:46 pm

What role does hair play when it comes to assimilating in as a black immigrant woman in the United States? A Feet in 2 World podcast gathers answers from women from African and Caribbean countries.

(Photo by Un'ruly on Instagram via Amsterdam News)

Black Women Ask Passersby to ‘Touch My Hair’

African American, Culture, In the News, Women June 7, 2013 at 6:22 pm

Black women let strangers touch their hair at an interactive exhibit in Union Square, reports Amsterdam News.