“Except for the afro”: The surprising importance of Pam Grier’s hair — Media Diversified

By Varaidzo Jackie Brown sits in a white robe, cherry red nails curled around a coffee mug, as she laments getting older with bondsman Max Cherry. “I bet that, except for possibly an Afro, you look exactly the way you did at 29,” says Max. The line is funny, because we know it’s true. […]

via “Except for the afro”: The surprising importance of Pam Grier’s hair — Media Diversified

Understanding the importance of black hair, black beauty, and the black body being presented not only as normative, but powerful ,as well as, beautiful. In a world where I have to fear  my afro being “militant” or “unprofessional” celebrating beauty in every form is more important than ever.

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