Chris Rock Asks: What is 'Good Hair?'

Friday, October 09, 2009

Customers and stylists at Ambiance Hair and Spa in Brooklyn, NY answer the question: is there such a thing as "good hair"?

Chris Rock’s new documentary, “Good Hair,” will be released nationwide today. It explores issues about black women’s hair – from self-perceptions about texture to the origins of hair used in weaves. What is good hair? Is there such a thing? We ask Noliwe Rooks, director of Princeton's Center for African American Studies, and Marvet Britto, an entertainment executive and weave-enthusiast, who appears in Rock’s film.

Guests:

Marvet Britto and Dr. Noliwe Rooks

Produced by:

Kristen Meinzer

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.