"What hairstyle do you like the most on Black women?"

Jackson, Charreah
March 2008
Essence (Time Inc.);Mar2008, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p143
The article presents the public opinion from African American men over what hairstyle fits African American women. Torrino H., a music executive, notes that he prefers women with hair similar to the short hairstyle of singer Toni Braxton or the long one of singer Beyoncé. Baraka S., a hedge fund account manager, stresses that bangs are for little girls. Marcus V., a digital programmer, states that curls make a woman stand out.


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