Brush up on the relationship between hair and African American culture as Lori L. Tharps and Ayana Byrd, co-authors of Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America, weave the tousled history, politics and culture of black hair in America. Joining the conversation is Noliwe Rooks, author of Hair Raising: Beauty, Culture and African American Women. Dana Oliver, Beauty Editor at Yahoo Lifestyle leads the discussion.
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Nappy Roots: History of Black Hair
Thurs, August 8
Doors: 6:00 pm Event: 6:30 pm $10 General Admission / $5 for Members