Melissa Harris-Perry Talks the Politics of 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!

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