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Patrice Yursik

Trinidadian-born writer Patrice Grell Yursik created Afrobella.com to celebrate the inner and outer beauty of women all shades of beautiful. Her award-winning blog shines a loving light on natural hair and the wonderful range of gorgeous skin tones and sizes women come in. She has been named as one of WWD's 50 Most Influential People in the Multicultural Beauty Market. Afrobella has been featured in Essence, Ebony, Glamour, Trinidad Guardian, WWD and Fast Company. Patrice has contributed her writing to Essence, Bust, O Magazine and Food and Wine. Her latest website is HomeCookingCouple.com.
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The Root of Society’s Obsession with Controlling Black Hair

From the Tignon laws and Madame C.J. Walker to the CROWN Act of 2020, let's look back to build a better future.