Everyday Froday Blog — Bantu Knots
The History Behind Braids
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It's not uncommon to hear the term cultural appropriation be thrown about when talking about a non Black woman wearing braids and Cainrows/Cornrows. As stylish as they may be now it is very important to understand where braids originate from, the history behind the style and WHY it is such an important part of Black Culture. SO, since it’s Black History Month we here at the Froday HQ are about to do JUST THAT!! To make this very simple, easy and clear to understand we're going to break it down into three parts, The origin of braids, The cultural impact...