Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America | Loving Day

Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America

Mon, 12/01/2008 - 10:08pm -- geoffrey
Resource Category: 
Book
Author: 
Ayana Byrd, Lori Tharps

"From antiquity to the present day, Black hair has been both ornamentation and a medium of artistic expression. At the same time, its changing political and cultural values have often mirrored the current social climate. Hair Story, in documenting our natural hair's beauty and capacity for communication, brings to life and infuses with historical relevance this unique slice of Americana."—Harriette Cole, author of Jumping the Broom and How to Be