Middle Passage-N-Roots (1995)

Genres - Culture & Society, Leisure Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Beauty & Fashion, Race & Ethnicity  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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This video looks at how African-Americans view some of their most distinctive hairstyles. Segments also cover how members of various cultural groups, including this one, often try to make statements about their cultural identity with their hairstyles. As participants dance or take part in featured interviews, viewers will learn about the special difficulties involved with styling African-American hair and why so many new styles are currently accepted.

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Black [race], hair, beauty [physical], braids