What statement is your hair making, and what do you think it says about you?
Other questions asked an answered include:
What is a professional hairstyle?
Where shouldn’t your wear you hair in an afro?
Do women who wear weaves dislike themselves?
Are people who wear sistalocs just trying to mimick long straight hair?
Do men prefer black women with long hair?
The panel of men and women were chosen because of their confidence, expertise and range of hair choices which include: Sistalocs, Weaves, Wigs, Natural hair and Relaxed hair :
Angie LeMar – Comedian, Writer & Broadcaster, Paul Lawrence – Social Commentator & MD of Life Skills Training Consultancy, Neecie Gold – Blogger: Natural Hair Daily, Marvin Francis – Hair By Him & winner of BBC Three’s, Hair (2014), Debrose Searchwell, Natural November, Event Founder, Tarah Welsh – BBC News Reporter, Pauline Long, TV Presenter & founder of BEFFTA Awards, Simone Bresi-Ando, I’m Possible, Empowerment Events.
I produced and presented the debate for the BBC’s Black & Asian Forum at BBC Broadcasting House in central London in October 2015 and it was a lively discussion as I’m sure you can imagine.
This is Part 1 of 2…
You can see, Part 2 of 2 – Next Week! In the meantime I’d love to hear your thoughts. Please leave a comment.
Big thanks to:
The panel and the audience.
The BBAF for making this happen in particular: The President Winston Phillips, Shakiyla Brown & Marina Forsythe.
And the fabulous camera crew: Gino Ricardo Green & Daniel Bailey from www.BlackApronEnt.com
This was the poster the BBAF produced for the event, I think it’s cute: