Afros

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Title

Afros

Subject

Afros were a popular statement of political activism during the counterculture movement.

Description

Afros were seen as a symbol of African Americans and soon became a sign of political activism after they became popular. They were considered a break to the expected standards defined by European beauty. Afros typically began in historically black colleges and universities. They received both positive and negative feedback from both white and black people.

Source

https://www.haikudeck.com/1960s-counterculture-uncategorized-presentation-zoLIlrQAIG#slide22
http://fashion-history.lovetoknow.com/body-fashions/afro-hairstyle

Date

1960s-1970s

Contributor

BFM

Files

Afros 2.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Afros,” exhibits, accessed February 2, 2023, https://digilab.libs.uga.edu/exhibits/items/show/464.

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