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Natural selection: More black women getting back to hair care basics

By Talia Whyte

Bay State Banner

Black women’s hair has been a lightning rod in discussions about race, class and social conformity dating back to the days of slavery, when some black women wore scarves to hide their “naps.” Today, the debate still rages about what having “good hair” means in the black community, even serving as the subject of an upcoming documentary produced by comedian Chris Rock called, appropriately, “Good Hair.”

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