Hair is a significant part of Black women's culture. Black women's hair could be a potentially 500 billion dollar industry. Black women's hair is also fraught with stigma. In a 2014 Salon article, Black Feminist scholar Brittney Cooper writes:
I have come to love these sacred cultural rituals of black womanhood. I also recognize that they are deeply political rituals, too.
Check out the infographic below to learn more about Black women's hair.