BLACK VOICES
10/02/2014 01:05 pm ET Updated Oct 02, 2014

Mirror, Mirror: When Style Is 'Ghetto' On Black Women, 'Chic' On Whites

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Something about the models walking the DKNY catwalk last month in coifs that Lucky magazine called "slicked-down tendrils" - known in my hood as baby hair - tweaked my Queens-reared soul.

I felt a similar pull in April when Marie Claire called Kendall Jenner's cornrows "epic." Hmmph - no one ever declared mine anything but necessary for swimming in the summertime.

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