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Split Ends: A Natural Versus Relaxed Hair Roundtable (VIDEO)

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Black hair has always been a point of discussion and contention. Blogs are abuzz. Even the TSA is giving black hair extra scrutiny.

It seems a line has been drawn in the sand on black hair's kinks and curls (or lack thereof): on one side is "The Relaxers"; on the other, "The Naturals." But can we find answers to the questions that arise once you determine what side of the "hair line" you fall --- or if you find yourself somewhere in between?

Are you seen as being detached from or ashamed of your ethnicity if you relax your hair? If you have natural hair and use products with chemicals to maintain it, are you truly "natural?" If you have natural hair and straighten it when heat, are you really "natural?" And how do men respond when the women in their lives make the switch?

Julee Wilson of HuffPost BlackVoices sits down to talk tresses with Jessica Cumberbatch-Anderson of BlackVoices, Huffington Post reporter Janell Ross, and Lashanda Davis, a recruiter with AOL, HuffPost's parent company.