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"They even tried to police our natural beauty!" - what angry women in history felt long ago....

Shocking History: Why women in the 1800's were banned from wearing their hair in public....

Tignon Law forced to adopted the new law, and so women began buying beautiful fabric to use as head wraps and tied them in elaborate ways.

In 1789, "Tignon Laws" were established in Lousiana which required black women to use fabric to cover their hair in public.

One might feel that the fabric is beautiful, but another might feel that the fabric is a disgrace to the history of a group of people.

You decide how you want to intrepret this....


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