Melissa Harris-Perry Talks the Politics of Black Hair

Melissa Harris-Perry Talks the Politics of Black Hair

The MSNBC takes on the still-major issue of our hair, the millions of dollars we spend on it each year and why perms are becoming less popular

by Team Ebony, June 13, 2012

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Melissa Harris-Perry Talks the Politics of Black Hair

Nikki Walton talks about the legends and icons in black hair.

This past weekend, ​Melissa Harris Perry ​​featured actress Nicole Ari Parker, Curly Nikki blogger Nikki Walton, University of Pennsylvania professor Anthea Butler, and cultural critic Joan Morgan in a powerful discussion about Black hair. The panel discussed the natural hair boom, which has sent relaxer sales on the decline since 2007 and the $185 million dollar Black hair care industry. Missed it? Check out these great highlights! 

The Great Moments in Black Hair: [WATCH CLIP]

There's Big Business in Black Hair: [WATCH CLIP]

 
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