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The Politics of African Hair

When researcher April Martin Chartrand was an undergraduate at San Francisco State, a professor gave her an unusual assignment: He wanted her to write about her hair. “I was running around with braids in my hair and saying there was nothing political about it,” Chartrand remembers. “I was just so…

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Garden is the New Black in Fashion

An invasion of floral dresses has taken over luxury brands’ stores. Relaxed shapes, long hems, and a spring summer feeling have also been worn by the Duchess of Sussex — who donned an Oscar De La Renta dress at the wedding of the late Princess Diana’s niece — amongst others. But the floral style …