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

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

The writer and director came up with the

The writer and director came up with the idea while working in her hair salon.

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. 

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

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