New York Times | Editorial Illustration

Written by Maura Cheeks. Art Director Tracy Ma. Combing My Hair and Finding Myself explores the intimacy and complexity of black women’s relationship with their hair. The illustration details the writer’s journey from relaxed to natural hair, and the nature of growth both physical and emotional.

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Charlotte Edey

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    The New York Times


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    Charlotte Edey