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Nappy Roots: A History of Black Hair

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Brush up on the relationship between hair and African American culture as Lori L. Tharps and Ayana Byrd, co-authors of Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America, weave the tousled history, politics and culture of black hair in America. Joining the conversation is Noliwe Rooks, author of Hair Raising: Beauty, Culture and African American Women. Dana Oliver, Beauty Editor at Yahoo Lifestyle leads the discussion.

For questions about this event or other inquiries, contact our Visitor Services desk at 718-222-4111, ext. 250.

Nappy Roots: History of Black Hair
Thurs, August 8
Doors: 6:00 pm
Event: 6:30 pm

$10 General Admission / $5 for Members


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BHS Members: Members receive up to 2 discounted tickets! To attend this event at the discounted rate, click "Enter Promotional Code" and type in the code you received by e-mail. Forgot the code? Call the front desk at 718-222-4111.

REFUND POLICY: Brooklyn Historical Society requires 24 hours notice before the date of the event to refund a ticket. No refunds are provided after that point. No refunds are provided on the day of the event and all subsequent days.

Brooklyn Historical Society public programs are made possible by the New York State Council of the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and, in part, by public funds from the New York Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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