In this new HuffPost Black Voices video about her photo exhibit BRAIDS,” natural hair sculptor, photographer and cultural preservationist Shani Crowe celebrates the legacy of traditional African and African-inspired techniques. Without even trying, Chicago-based Crowe creates a force field between true art and remedial, stolen  boxer braids and mini-buns. Scroll to the bottom and press play to watch the video. 

Colorlines screenshot from MoCADA’s “Braids” exhibitBlack women wearing sculptural, traditional African-inspired braid styles