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A Quick Ting On The Black Girl Afro

by Zainab Kwaw-Swanzy - £9.99  Jacaranda Books Art Music Ltd (2022)
hardback    ISBN 13: 9781913090593 | ISBN 10: 1913090590

A powerful celebration of the versatility and diversity of Black women's natural hair, A Quick Ting On The Black Girl Afro explores the rich cultural history of Black Women's Afros, their influence on popular culture, and the many ways in which Black women's natural hair is often politicised and judged.
 
Black Women's hair is a topic that has been at the centre of contemporary conversation for some time. This informative book explores the rich cultural history of Black Womens' Afros, weaving in anecdotal tales from Black women along the way.
 
Exploring the ways in which Black women's natural hair is often politicised and judged, A Quick Ting On The Black Girl Afro chronicles the ways in which the styling of Black Women's hair has influenced popular culture and intersected with Black expression.
 
Complete with intimate interviews and real-life stories about natural hair journeys and the hunt for hair products, A Quick Ting On The Black Girl Afro is a powerful exploration into the Black Woman's Afro — celebrating the versatility and diversity of Black women's natural hair.

(Price & availability last checked: April 2022)

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Featured book: New Books - Women / Feminism, New Books - Black, Asian & Other Diasporas,
In booklists: Black Women, Black and Asian Hair and Hairstyling,
In categories: Feminism & Women, Black, Asian & Other Diasporas, Health & Wellbeing,

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