African American Personal Presentation

  title={African American Personal Presentation},
  author={Nina M. Ellis-Hervey and Ashley N. Doss and DeShae Davis and Robert C. Nicks and Perla Araiza},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={869 - 882}
A great amount of literature is dedicated to racial identity and self-perception, but very little addresses how hair may play a critical role in how African American women view themselves and others. African American women choose to wear their hair in a variety of styles, including weaves, wigs, dreads, chemically processed, or non-chemically processed (often referred to as “natural hair”). Researchers conducted a study that explored 282 African American females from urban and rural communities… 

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