Black Twitter feasts on Allure Magazine’s Afro spread


By Richard Scott Brookshire III

Allure Magazine August 2015

Allure Magazine has seen better days.

A spread in the magazine’s August issue on afros screamed cultural appropriation and ignorance as the latest summer fad – thereby igniting a flurry of pushback on black Twitter.

The spread in question features hair tutorials by stylist Chris McMillan, who transforms the tresses of various (white) hollywood actresses employing hairstyles popularized in the 1970’s – the bowl cut, soft bends, long bangs and an Afro. The Afro, the …read more

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