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"Hair" Do you consider your hair "good, bad or healthy? Part 1

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What does “good hair versus bad hair” mean? Part 1

Good hair is a colloquial phrase used within the African American community to generally describe African American hair (or the hair texture belonging to those of other ethnicities who fit the same description) that most closely resembles the hair of non-blacks (straight or curly), especially those images of hair popularly presented in hegemonic society.

Although many hair stylists or beauticians would define good hair to mean "healthy hair", the phrase is rarely used in this manner within informal African American circles. Instead it is used metaphorically to characterize beauty and acceptance. These standards vary for African American men and women.

The Young Media Critics will give their opinions and share what they have discovered and observed when it comes to “Hair”.

Join the YMC on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 5 p.m. on www.Blogtalkradio.com/youngmediacritics’and hear what the voices of the future have to say about “Hair – good or bad” in this 2 part series 

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