Iconic African American Hair

February is African American History Month. For generations of women, these African American legends helped pave the way to self-acceptance by wearing their hair with the swagger of true glamour icons. From Josephine Baker’s flapper ringlets to Diana Ross’s disco days afro, hair was not only a form of creative expression, but it captured the cultural zeitgeist of entire social eras.

Josephine Baker



Dorothy Dandridge



Grace Jones



Marsha Hunt



Billie Holiday



Diana Ross



Erykah Badu



Lisa Bonet



Aaliyah



Donyale Luna

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  2. Aaliyah looks so gorgeous. it has something in her look, not sure what... probably her hair style :)

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