02/22/2014 08:21 am ET Updated Feb 22, 2014

A History Of Black Hair In America

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As February is Black History Month, I wanted to do something to celebrate such a rich, beautiful heritage, but also something a bit daring and bold. I don't think anything could encompass all those descriptors as much as a timeline on the varied history of black hair in America. Like a great tree, much about the conditions for our survival and ability to thrive can be seen through our roots.

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