Black Women’s Transitions to Natural Hair

By Zina Saro-Wiwa for the New York Times

What I find remarkable about the movement is the way it is spreading through black women in America.

Filmmaker Zina Saro-Wiwa explores her own transition

Filmmaker Zina Saro-Wiwa explores her own transition

Many are transitioning silently, without much fanfare. Some are inspired by friends and family members who have already made the switch…. It is not an angry movement. Women aren’t saying their motivation is to combat Eurocentric ideals of beauty. Rather, this is a movement characterized by self-discovery and health.

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