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.

By EW Staff
December 05, 2014 at 05:00 AM EST
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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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