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Braids and Appropriation in America: A Documentary

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  1. Golden

    Golden Administrator Staff Member The Queen

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    Feat. Lupita Nyongo, Karreuche, Young M.A and a bunch of braiders as well as historians.

    Super informative. Goes into the history, the economics of black beauty and hair culture, pop culture and the communal side of it.

    Post your memories of getting your hair braided!
     
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  2. Whis Khalifa

    Whis Khalifa Legion of Trill Staff Member aka Bride The People's Mod Judy Blare The Head of the Fye Dept

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    This was dope, thanks for sharing...

    I never did anything that was the norm growing up. All of the girls were wearing micros or crochet (ugh) braids.

    All I wanted to do was look like my mom. She used to wear the big Nefertiti braids, so I did the same.

    Lol damn hair was bigger than my head in 6th grade... Worst style was the big braid crown that wrapped around my head so many times that I'm positive I looked like a spinning top from above.

    The after braid crinkles were the best, tho...
     
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    Your mom was beautiful and so are you.

    Nefertiti braids like braids in an updo?
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    Whis Khalifa Legion of Trill Staff Member aka Bride The People's Mod Judy Blare The Head of the Fye Dept

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    Thank you love but it was more like f16aff57806e01177d609fc8f2877708.jpg

    It was cute, just to much hair and a lil grown for a 6th grader
     
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    Whis Khalifa Legion of Trill Staff Member aka Bride The People's Mod Judy Blare The Head of the Fye Dept

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    I also posted something in the black excellence thread about how slaves used cornrows as a map to freedom, lemme find it
     
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    I know that as braid bun! I think it's timeless.

    I had plain old box braids lol
     
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    Whis Khalifa Legion of Trill Staff Member aka Bride The People's Mod Judy Blare The Head of the Fye Dept

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    I might do those this summer...I love my fro but it gets too hot!
     
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    First I heard of that.
     
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    This is making me wanna find DIYable cornrow styles. I keep tryna find beginner friendly ones but they all too difficult.
     

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