Naturally Curly Hair Experience Analysis

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This Ted Talk discusses the challenges African Americans who have naturally curly hair experience. It discusses how society tells people with curly hair that straight hair is prettier, and the effects on cultural identity of African American women today. Many women go to the hair salon to straighten their hair (which causes damage), or put weaves or wigs in. Today, African American women will straighten their hair, in order to achieve a professional look. Dreadlocks, Afrocentric/Pro-Black and urban hairstyles are look down upon. Cochrane urges for this to change. Ursula Burns is the first African American female CEO of a Fortune 500 company -- of Xerox, and she is best known for her naturally curly Afro. Most women, such as Michelle Obama straighten

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