Natural Hair in the Media

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In 1963, after centuries of eurocentric hairstyles dominating the public eye and perception of beauty, Cicely Tyson made a bold decision to walk into a Harlem barber shop and ask the barber to cut her hair so short that nothing but her natural curls were left…