To Honor Black History & The Fascinating History of Braids You Never Knew About :
1) An article on ‘Natu Hair Braiding‘ : https://www.byrdie.com/history-of-braids
2) A Brief history of African Braiding – Braids have been around for a Hugely long time. In recognition of how Braids hairstyles have been used to indicate a person’s marital status, religion, ethnic identity, wealth, and rank within the community:
BLACK HAIR /Why BRAIDS Aren’t a TREND:
What a blight on our history that Creole women in Louisiana were forced to wear a tignon (a ‘Head scarf’ ) to conceal their Hair & natural beauty !
Tignon Laws, which “prohibited Creole women of color from displaying ‘excessive attention to dress’, were established in the 1700’s