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VIDEO: Black women and hair

'Not having long hair make black women believe they are disappointing their men'
Posted: 08/11/2011 01:57 PM
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GOOD HAIR or bad hair? Who decides which is which?

Noliwe Rooks, author and professor at Princeton University, says a lot of ideas of beauty and femininity lay in our hair.

"The idea of cutting our hair or not having long and flowy hair would lead a lot of black women to believe they are disappointing the men in their lives," she said.

Dr Janet Taylor, a clinical psychiatrist, added: "hair reflect on how black women feel regardless of its texture."