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HAIRitage, a short film exploring Black hair in Britain

HAIRitage: We asked Black men and women of East London to share their opinions and experiences of living with Black hair in Britain.

Whilst some simply shared their favourite hairstyles, others explored the more serious topic of how their hairstyle choices impact their identity. This film explores how and why Black women have been made to feel that their hair is inferior.

Eastside Community Heritage seeks to build, service and enable partnerships which record, document and preserve the experiences of different communities, through the provision of social, cultural, educational and historical activities.

Our methodology incorporates education and training, with schools, families and adult learners. Eastside produces exhibitions, publications and multi media stimuli which are an opportunity for all cultures and age ranges to engage in a proactive discovery of their own and their community’s history, culture and heritage.


 

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2 Comments

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    same topics talked about in this article? I’d really like
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  2. Great short video. Love what they have shared. Thanks for your efforts.

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