Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair

Ayana Byrd and Lori Tharps discussed their book Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America, published by St. Martins Press.… read more

Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair Ayana Byrd and Lori Tharps discussed their book Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America, published by St. Martins Press. The book chronicles the social, cultural, political and economic influences of black hair from the 15th century through the present. It addresses issues such as black identity, spiritual implications, and the political meanings of various styles. They responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Program ID:
163821-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Apr 28, 2001 | 2:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 18, 2001 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Apr 28, 2001 | 2:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 13, 2001 | 4:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 2001 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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