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{October 14, 2013}   More African-American Women Choosing Natural Hairstyles, Study Finds

Forever Black Effusion


Our hair says a lot about us. It can be a fashion statement. It can be a political statement. For African-American men and women there has been a conflict about hair. That could be changing.

According to a study in 2011, there was a 36 percent increase among African- American women who decided to do away with hair chemicals. That means a hair style that might not conform to a certain image.

But is this a trend or is natural hair here to stay?

“Hair, going back to the origins of slavery times, hair has always been a marker of difference, has been a marker of racial difference,” said University of Delaware Professor Tiffany Gill.

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