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Is Hair Care Oppressing My Black Daughter?

No. It's a mistake to think everything African-American women and girls do is grounded in self-hate.

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The Root's staff writer, Jenée Desmond-Harris, covers the intersection of race with news, politics and culture. She wants to talk about the complicated ways in which ethnicity, color and identity arise in your personal life -- and provide perspective on the ethics and etiquette-surrounding race in a changing America. Follow her on Twitter. 

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