"Braiding Barbara's Hair"

I know that teaching my daughter to love her hair is important for her racial identity. But the braids don't always come easily to me.

Well-maintained hair is important for the racial identity of an African American child

As the white mother of an African American daughter, I learned more than I ever could’ve imagined about hair.

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