What Are You Gonna Do with that Hair?

byNdija Anderson-YanthaIllustratorKaela Beals EditorMarlo Garnsworthy

December 29, 2016|
What Are You Gonna Do with that Hair? by Ndija Anderson-Yantha
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Everyone knows Zuri as "the girl with the puffy hair." Her afro is big and fluffy, and not even gravity can keep it down. People often ask her, "What are you gonna do with that hair?" Zuri finds the answer in her cultural hair-itage and shows she can sculpt and shape her curls and coils into beautiful works of African art-braids, ''locks, bantu knots-in other words, whatever she wants! This illustrated non-fiction book encourages Black girls to celebrate the beauty and versatility of their natural hair and learn the rich history of natural hairstyles.
Ndija Anderson-Yantha is a lawyer, blogger, and a former Thomas J. Watson Fellow. Her Watson Fellowship project, "Braiding: Traditional Art, Esthetic Service, or Cultural Expression", took her to seven countries to investigate the role and significance of hair braiding in female socialization in various cultures. Through her blog, The ...
Title:What Are You Gonna Do with that Hair?
Product dimensions:56 pages, 10 X 8 X 0.15 in
Shipping dimensions:56 pages, 10 X 8 X 0.15 in
Published:December 29, 2016
Publisher:The Natural Hair Advocate
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780995857704

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