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Black Hairstory


Black hair contains an entire history of ethnic pride, discrimination and assimilation. Lori L. Tharp, author of "Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America," talks to Cristen about black hair from the tragic to the triumphant and why more black women today are celebrating the beauty of their natural hair.

For more information about Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America, head over to its website.

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Topics in this Podcast: african american women, best of 2014 body image


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