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Viral Headwrapped Shoot Looks At The Law That Prevented Black Women From Displaying Their Afro 1786

In case one wondered why headwraps are so embedded in the African American community, the Tignon law passed in 1786 can speak to that. A caption on the instagram picture stated It was a law prohibiting black women from displaying their hair out in public simply because of the envy and lust it incited from white men and women. “Beauty was the rebellion, revenge, and the revolution”









Source: Fashion Ghana

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