In recent years, more and more women with Afro-textured hair have begun embracing styles which maintain the natural texture of their hair, a process frequently referred to as “going natural.” Despite a reemergence of this style in popular fashion, Afro-textured hair is still not completely accepted as a “conventional” beauty choice.
In this edition of AudioFiles, Ofelia Garcia discusses her own experiences with the notion of beauty, and reflects on some of the challenges she has faced since making this choice in hair care.
Music by: Penguin Cafe Orchestra. Air. Virgin, 1995
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