Free the 'Fro!
Politically, the #AFRO was a declaration of Black self-love, intellectual historical knowledge, and #BlackPower. This change created a significant shift in socio-cultural and sociopolitical viewpoints. #Hairstyling became a political statement of connection to the Black community. But not everyone participated in this #FreeThought movement. Many more traditional and #conservative Black people felt that straightened hair was more presentable and that those who allowed their ha