Don't Touch My Hair
Hair Love, an Oscar®-winning animated short film from Matthew A. Cherry, tells the heartfelt story of an African American father learning to do his daughter’s hair for the first time.
Chris Rock visits beauty salons and hairstyling battles, scientific laboratories and Indian temples to explore the way hairstyles impact the activities, pocketbooks, sexual relationships, and self-esteem of the black community in this exposé of comic proportions that only he could pull off.
WIllie Lynch Legend or Fact
Legend has it that Lynch stood on the banks of the James River in Virginia and delivered a speech to fellow slave owners, in which he gave advice on how they can solve their “slave problems.” According to him, the secret to controlling Black slaves was to set them against one another, taking advantage of their differences to promote conflict among them.