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11 February 2021

The history of black hair

The history of black hair .Our hair Story

The history behind all elaborate designs and hairstyles originated in different ethnic groups in Africa, the first one example of dreadlocks date back to ancient Egypt with dreadlocks appeared on many artifacts ancient Egyptians with dreadlocks have also been recovered from archaeological sites socially hair grooming play a significant part in status and identity and African tribes it was away. to identify someone social status based on ethnicity social rank age marital status wealth fertility manhood religion and debt twisting braiding cotton or wool thread weaving adding animal fat or mud and Clay were all techniques used to create these elaborate looks due to styling taking hours and sometimes days much like today women use this time of beautifying as a chance to socialize and form meaningful bonds with one another and 1444 Europeans began to kidnap Africans of all social statuses and trade them on the west coast of Africa many were elaborate. Style other Europeans were first in trance with and admire the complexity of style texture dormant a black hair something had to be done to rid them of their identity to maintain control and dependency many slave owners shave not only the men's hair but woman's hair is well, this was considered an unspeakable crime too many tribes in 1619. The first slaves were brought to Jamestown after being on a ship for three months and unbearable conditions where hygiene let alone Hair Care maintenance couldn't be maintained many of the enslaved Africans hair was matted upon arrival. Well, they're slated Africans were no longer allowed to speak their native languages do traditional dances, and maintain their hair in styles that they chose all of the African culture and grooming Traditions began to disappear slave owners wanted to cut off the enslaved Africans connection to their true selves. They push their standard of beauty fair skin straight hair and thin facial features African dark-skinned kinky hair and wider facial features were deemed unattractive because of this lighter skin straight hair slaves come in at higher prices at auction. Do the brainwashing and internalized and color Consciousness many blacks promoted the idea that dark skin and kinky hair were less attractive and worthless the enslaved Africans were given no way to care for their hair and the eighteen hundreds without homes in the herbal treatments used in Africa. They were forced to use bacon grease butter kerosene and sheep brushes to maintain their hair. In 1845 metal hot Combs are invented by the French and available to the United States many people believe madam. CJ Walker invented the hot comb which is incorrect. She developed a range of hair care products for blacks and popularize the press and curl style and 1865 slavery ended but the emotional and psychological scars lift on and are still evident today quote-unquote good hair or hair that is finer curly and closer to that of Europeans becomes a prerequisite for getting jobs entering certain schools churches and social groups. The 1920s Marcus Garvey a black nationalist urged his followers to embrace their natural hair and reclaim their African aesthetic. He is quoted as a thing. You must remove the Kinks from your mind. Not your hair. In 1954 Georgie Johnson launches a permanent hair straightener for me and that can be applied at home a woman's chemical straightener quickly follows in 1962 actress Cicely Tyson wears cornrows on the TV drama Eastside Westside. This was a big deal because Braves weren't considered a finished look for an adult woman. Usually, this style was only one inside the home Angela Davis became an icon of black power with her large afro the afro became a symbol for black power and pride kinky hair and dark skin is embraced in the phrase black is beautiful as coined in 1968. Diahann Carroll is the first black woman to start a television network series. She is said to be the Black version of The All-American Girl with straightened curled hair. In 1971. Melba Tolliver is far from the ABC affiliate in New York for wearing her hair in an Afro. This caused a great deal controversy in 1977. The Jerry curl exploded on the black hair seen it was deemed a curly perm for blacks in the style lasted through the 1980s and the 1990s as his magazine declared sisters love the weeds, but Napa styles on rocks are starting to become more accepted as well. In the 2000s braids and natural styles are explored by African-Americans. Around 2009. There is a surge in the number of women wearing their hair naturally many refer to this as the natural hair movement. In 2006 black hair care is a billion-dollar industry black women consume 80% of the hair industry, but only own three percent. Keratin and Brazilian treatments are marketed to smooth and straight natural hair without damaging the hair natural soon to find this to be false today black women are wearing their hair in a variety of styles both relaxed and natural. The number of women who wear their hair naturally has increased significantly due to the education on the harshness of chemicals used in relaxers scalp conditions a desire to lead a healthier and more active lifestyle and a desire for naturally longer and thicker hair. Many believe to truly Embrace understand and appreciate our hair especially in its natural state and how it directly relates to our culture. You must understand its history and be willing to maintain a certain level of integrity and respect regarding it