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Tracee Ellis Ross: I Saw My Hair on TV

One promising TV trend in 2014? The abundance of natural hair, as seen on black female characters from network TV to Netflix. Dr. Johnson’s hair on ”black-ish” is exactly like Tracee Ellis Ross’ hair in real life: natural. Ross spoke to EW about what the boom in un-relaxed hair means to her.

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”I think what is important about Viola Davis taking her wig off on How to Get Away With Murder is that it illustrates that there is a mask that women are thought to have to wear. For black women, it can be a more complex mask.”

Tracee Ellis Ross

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