‘We Don’t Do Black Hair’: Discrimination?

We're having a hard time getting worked up over this one. 


Finally, the “They should learn to do black hair, too” argument? Easier said than done. You only have to take notice of the innumerable resources, products, debates and discussions dedicated to kinky, natural, curly, relaxed, faded and braided styles to understand that expertise in this area is more along the lines of a life’s mission than a correspondence course.

So — without even going into the economic value of black salons to black communities, and how that might be affected if everyone got in on the black-hair business — we’re going to file the concern about segregation in this industry under “Things to be concerned about much later, when all other serious issues have been addressed and America is 100 percent postracial” (in other words, probably never).

Read more at Jezebel and Clutch magazine.