Play ‘Hair'itage’ spotlights hair struggles for African-American women

The writer and director came up with the idea while working in her hair salon. (5/2/14)

BROOKLYN - A new play is putting the spotlight on the sometimes complicated relationship between black women and their hair. 

“Hair'itage” follows six types of characters exploring a number of issues that African-American women deal with.  

Writer and director Niccole Nero-Gaines says she got the idea for the play while working in her hair salon. 

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The show is being performed at Brooklyn’s Medgar Evers College. 

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