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I Cut My Waist-Length Black Hair, and My Mother Took It Very Personally

We need to take the pressure off of Black women’s hair

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I have good hair.

At least, that’s what I was told growing up. Thick, long, and fried straight to the point where it didn’t actually matter what my curl pattern was — no one ever saw my curls anyway. Throughout the entirety of…




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