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Race and Hair Politics in Brazil - Curly Nikki

Black hair in Brazil: A Revolution in the Making

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by Marques of BlackWomenOfBrazil Gone are days when kinky/curly hair was synonymous with mistreated and laborious hair. Nowadays in Brazil, kinky/curly hair is increasingly associated with self-assertion, self-esteem, behavior and femininity. Mirella Santos Globalization and democratization of the media has greatly increased the speed of information. This is not just a fad, but trends and intervals increasingly shorter. A black…

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