Jessica Myers

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You Can Ask Me About My Hair

You Can Ask Me About My Hair

On Nakeya Brown’s In Private Moments

The photographs of Nakeya Brown spark a list of questions. What is a hot comb? What is a weave? Why do you burn or boil the edges of braid extensions? Each of these are little entry points into the unexplored and overlooked private lives and private decisions of black people, black women specifically.