Affluent Blacks of Dallas

Revisiting 1968’s Classic Ossie Davis Documentary ‘Inside the Negr0 Middle Class’

In another scene, another very interesting discussion about black women’s hair came up. Surprisingly, or probably not, there was a disagreement about embracing black women going natural. Pro-black sistas were all about that natural hairstyle, but sistas who owned black hair care related businesses, especially the ones that offered blond hairstyles and wigs at the time, vehemently opposed it because it would cost them revenue. I know, very interesting, right?