Day: June 11, 2018

A Brief History on the Politics of Black Hair and Sel Kofiga Drowning on February 3rd

June 11, 2018

When men from the Wolof tribe in modern Senegal and The Gambia waged war they wore a braided style to indicate their preparation for battle. A woman mourning in Nigeria will either have to cut her hair or adopt a subdued style to reflect her current predicament. Hairstyles indicate status and identities across Africa. In […]

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