Reanna and I watched Chris Rock’s documentary Good Hair the other day. He says he was inspired by his young daughter asking him “Why don’t I have good hair?” The movie is hilarious because Chris Rock is hilarious, but mostly it’s creepy.  It’s sickening that the idea that Blacks have bad hair is a 6.9 billion dollar industry, for example, but it’s just creepy that the Black hair industry is almost entirely White owned. Billions of dollars is quite an incentive to encourage/advertise the idea that Black women are not naturally beautiful. (Here is a trailer.)

The movie reminded me of this clip I watched in a sociology class a few years ago: