The look has been given many names over the years: the “high and tight,” the“fashy,” the “synth” and the “undercut.”
Despite the cool names, you might recognize the cut from Richard Spencer and historic photos of Adolf Hitler. Some barbers even refer to the style as the “Hitler Youth.”
Here’s the thing: The cut is reminiscent of Nazi Germany, and this new wave of white supremacists has jacked the look. See the problem?
So how about that “Hitler Youth”? Let’s talk about it. Voice-over courtesy of our very own Michael Harriot.