The American River Current

Black women have been historically criticized for their natural hair. Today, they find power in embracing how they choose to wear their hair, natural or otherwise. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Hair and heritage: Embracing a natural part of me

Makenna Roy February 13, 2019

Throughout the history of this country black women have been trained not to speak too loud and to keep their opinions quiet so they can blend into the background and take up as little space as possible....

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