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Black Hair
Books about black haircare, natural, processed and Dreads


  
Black Woman's Guide to Beautiful Hair
A Positive Approach to Managing Any Hair Type and Style
by Lisa Akbari
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
The Black Woman?s Guide to Beautiful Hair will show readers the best ways to care for and style their own hair.  [ more ]

  
Hair Matters
Beauty, Power, and Black Women's Consciousness
by Ingrid Banks
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Long hair in the 60s, Afros in the early 70s, bobs in the 80s, fuschia in the 90s. Hair is one of the first attributes to catch our eye, not only because it reflects perceptions of attractiveness or unattractiveness, but  [ more ]

  
On Her Own Ground
The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker
by A'Lelia Perry Bundles
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
The daughter of slaves, Madam C. J. Walker was orphaned at seven, married at fourteen and widowed at twenty. She spent the better part of the next two decades laboring as a washerwoman for $1.50 a week. Then -- with  [ more ]

  
Hair Story
Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America
by Ayana D. Byrd
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Two world wars, the Civil Rights movement, and a Jheri curl later, Blacks in America continue to have a complex and convoluted relationship with their hair. From the antebellum practice of shaving the head in an attempt to pass as  [ more ]

  
It's All Good Hair
The Guide to Styling and Grooming Black Children's Hair
by Michele N-K Collison
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
"It's All Good Hair" is an essential guidebook for parents to style and care for black children's hair--both boys and girls. This conversational, how-to book with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions features hair-care and styling tips from a variety of experts and  [ more ]

  
Queens
Portraits of Black Women and their Fabulous Hair
by Michael Cunningham
Coffee Table Book
Retail Price: $9.99 
Crowns photographer Michael Cunningham and author and journalist George Alexander have captured the marvelous trinity of black women, hair, and beauty salons in the glorious Queens: Portraits of Black Women and Their Fabulous Hair.  [ more ]

  
Textured Tresses
The Ultimate Guide to Maintaining and Styling Natural Hair
by Diane Dacosta
Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
In recent years, textured hair styles like Locs, Braids, Twists, Fades, Cornrows, and Knots have become increasingly popular, adorning the heads of African-American celebrities and others now more than ever before. Yet the caring, styling and maintenance of textured hair  [ more ]

  
The Black Rose
The Magnificent Story of Madam C.J. Walker, America's First Black Female Millionaire
by Tananarive Due
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
In 1867, Madame C.J. Walker was born to former slaves on a Louisiana plantation. The story of how she rose from poverty and indignity to become America's first black female millionaire fascinated renowned author Alex Haley. Before his death in  [ more ]

  
Why Are Black Women Losing Their Hair?
The First Complete Guide to Healthy Hair
by Barry Fletcher
Large Softcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
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Tenderheaded
A Comb-Bending Collection of Hair Stories
by Juliette Harris
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
When does a few ounces feel like a few tons? When a doctor advises a black woman to start an exercise program and she wonders how she can do it without breaking a sweat. When an employer fires her for  [ more ]


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