Black Beauty: The 10 New Rules

Ben Arogundade, an author who has studied the ways in which black people's aesthetic values have fared throughout Western culture, proposes his own hair manifesto in a piece for the Huffington Post.

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They are media owners, magazine and newspaper publishers, advertisers, cosmetics manufacturers, Hollywood producers, directors, casting agents, etc. If you translate this list into people, those in charge consist predominantly of white men ...

Read Ben Arogundade's entire piece at the Huffington Post.

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