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Black Women Are Reclaiming Their Identity Through ‘Covid Cuts’

Hair can be both a political statement and a statement of convenience

Black woman shaving her hair, with a peaceful expression.
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There’s a popular Coco Chanel quote: “A woman who cuts her hair is ready to change her life.” Oft repeated, but for good reason. A big chop can be a great way to announce to the universe that you’re ready for a life shift. But what does a big…




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