Cobb Hill,hiook n' loop, loop, loop, Revsea,brown,cushioned removable insole,pebble grained 63bc21

Christian Louboutin White No Prive Swarovski Crystal Pumps EU 40 US 8.5 - 9,

women Rieker l0563 BEIGE O PELLE white & SINTETICO shoes CASUAL SLIP-ON,Cole Haan Women's Black Patent Leather Bethany Pumps 7011 Sz 9 B,T.U.K. shoes Womens Black Day Of The Dead Kitty Antipop Heels,.
Size 6.5 B ladies brown leather COLE HAAN hand sewn lug tread loafers shoes,

Cobb Hill,hiook n' loop, loop, loop, Revsea,brown,cushioned removable insole,pebble grained 63bc21Cobb Hill,hiook n' loop, loop, loop, Revsea,brown,cushioned removable insole,pebble grained 63bc21

BOC Born Concept C04306 Women Brown Leather Mule Clog shoes Size 7 Pre Owned,TARYN pink Black Shimmer Pumps Size 7 sequence,Haflinger As Black Womens Slippers Size 40M,.

Sz 7.5 37.5 Manolo Blahnik Rapallato Black Suede Slide Open Toe Sandal shoes,Handmade deerskin black fringe leather moccasins Ladies sz 8 (fits size 8-9.5),Classique Size 7.5 M Bronze Slingbacks Heels New Womens shoes NWOB,Hush Puppies Women's Root Slip-On Loafer,.

And while hair can be experimented with and something to have fun with, it is also important to know where some styles come from, especially when they have a rich history.

Hot Retro Womens Platform Suede Leather Wedge Heels Creeper shoes Oxfords Preppy,Geox D 2401 Mocassin de women shoes en Cuir Slipper,

Fashion Women's shoes Pointy Toe High Stiletto Heel Slip-on Pumps Leather Pumps,NEW 180 Cole Haan Tali Metallic Glitter Bow Ballet Flats 7,FRYE Ivory Perforated Leather Espadrille Flats Ballet Ballerina shoes 10 NEW,New Free People St. Lucia Flats Sz 6 Women Yellow Leather Anthropologie 165 L4,.

Braids were a way to signify many descriptors – marital status, age, religion, wealth, social ranking and also were a way to identify people of different tribes, which is why there are so many different types of braids today (classic, box, goddess, etc).

WOMENS FINN COMFORT NEWPORT BROWN MOC CROC PATENT LEATHER SLIP 7 - 7.5 38 EUC,Walking Cradles Women's Caden, Tan Leather, 6.5 W US,Gabor Women's Comfort Basic Closed Toe Heels black (51 black) 5 UK,

Lifestride Women's Farrow Dark Tan Amsler M,ZARA BLACK LEATHER FLAT SHOES BALLERINAS gold METAL CAP UK 5 EUR 38 NEW,ANTONIA NAVY LMSP70 Women's shoes Size 7.5 M Eur 5 Leather Lace Up Mephisto,Stunning Tory Burch Liv Caged Gladiator Strappy Heels 11 NR,NIB Marc Jacobs Sienna Espadrille Flat shoes Bordeaux Red gold Size 38,

There are ancient drawings, engravings, and hieroglyphics that depicted Egyptian queens having their hair braided by their servants.

Sam Edelman Women's Talia Slip-On Loafer,Cole Haan Breslyn Oxford Womens Size 10B Brown Leather Oxfords shoes,Munro American Women's Black Leather Mallory Slip-on Loafer Size 4M,

Mummy of Lady Rai, one of the oldest known mummies uncovered from Egypt, depicted with braids.
Image source: G. Elliott Smith (1871-1937) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Cobb Hill,hiook n' loop, loop, loop, Revsea,brown,cushioned removable insole,pebble grained 63bc21
Vanessa Wu Ballet Flat with Ribbon Wraps - Size 38 - Anthropologie,Women's Pop Art Leather Icon shoes Lane Avril Art-To-Wear size 8.5 M 591014 PINK,MISSONI Scrunch Ballet Flats Multicolor Fabric Silver Leather SZ 38,European Womens Sexy Lace Pointy Toe Stretchy High Boots Party Over Knee Boots, These styles were brought over in the middle passage to America, when Africans were sold into slavery. While their hairs were cut off upon arrival, presumably for sanitary reasons but also as an act to strip one of their culture, braids remained intact because it helped to “control” natural hair, which was considered at the time to be “unrefined”. Versace 19.69 D02 VERNICE black NAPPA BIANCO shoes de ballet femme white FR,BIBI LOU CALZATURA women DECOLLETE SUEDE black - B09A,ELLA MOSS STACIA Multi-colord Fabric Designer Flats Comfort 7.5 M,Fashion Womens Irregularity Heels Pointed Toe shoes Lace Up Suede Ankle Boot Hot,

Cornrows are a series of tight, three-strand braids weaved closely to the scalp. Cornrows depicted the agricultural lifestyle of the African tribes, and were geometric and mathematical in their creation.
Munro American 8.5N Strand Black Stretch Fabric Leather Loafer Professional USA,Jenny by Ara 22-52650 Gil-Ang Ballerinas Leder navy 177245,T.U.K A8684l Cuir black Harness Sandal Wood & Eva Boisé,Alice Olivia Rory Leopard Multi Hair Calf Womens Slip On Loafers Size 36.5 6.5,.
Black Fabric & Leather PETER KAISER Mid Heel Casual Office Court shoes Sz 4 37,

Hot Women Low Heel Round Toe Patent Leather Buckle Pearls Rhinestone Mary Janes,Fashion Women's Patent Leather Mink fur Slip on shoes Buckle Loafers White Black,women Rieker'shoes Semelle Compensée - 53783,

El Naturalista ND54 Ladies Womens Leather Buckle Up Summer Comfy Sandals Red,Everlane Italian Leather Suede Editor Slingback Flats, pinkwood Pink, 11,Christian Louboutin Daffodile Black Leather Platform Pumps EU 39 US 8.5 - 9,JEFFREY CAMPBELL Studded shoes Size 7,ALESSIA SILVER LMSP70 Women's shoes Size 7 Eur 4.5 Leather Slip On Mephisto,

Style: Cornrow

Tamaris Womens 22201 Ballet Flats Brown (Taupe Stru) 6 UK,NEW Cole Haan Women Sz 6 Pinch Leather Weekender Penny Loafer Soft gold Metallic,Seychelles Women's Downstage Ballet Flat,Flat Free People Maya Wrap Espadrille White,

Christian Louboutin Aborina Black Leather Platform Pumps EU 37 US 7,Donald J Pliner Croc Leather Couture High Heels Slingback Burgundy Womens Sz 7M,Sam Edelman Augustus Studded Block-Heel Slip On Black Leather Mule NEW,

Joie Womens Adiel Pink Velvet Night Out Mules shoes 38.5 Medium (B,M) BHFO 5902,Hush Puppies Megan Black Womens Leather Low Wedge,STUBBS & WOOTTON WOMEN'S BLACK VELVET PIRATE SKULL LOAFERS SHOES - SIZE 9,Kenneth Cole New York Women's Julian Ballet Flat, Red, Size 7.5 US 5.5 UK,New in Box Ann Taylor Women's Elsie Suede Bow Slides - Scarlett Lily - Size 7,

The reclaiming of natural hair became popularized with the Civil Rights Movement, when leaders encouraged black communities to accept their hair instead of conforming to Western standards. Styles like afros, dreadlocks and the jheri curl came into the forefront with Black hairstyles and are still worn in pop culture today.

Earth Black Ballet Flat shoes 10 M women NWT in Box ( 159 MSP),Sweet Creeper Womens Faux Fur Lace Bowtie Wedge Heels Moccasin New Slip On shoes,Dr Martens 3 Loch Roxon Milkshake 21103232 Original Doc,ESCADA CREAM gold LEATHER FLAT PUMPS SHOES SIZE 38 Eur 5 UK,

Elegant Women's Round Toe Block Heels Buckle strap Rhinestones Slingbacks shoes&,Finn Comfort Harlem 2470 Sambucca Senegal Caramel Women's Size UK 4US 6.5 W,RETIRED Size 8 redhy’s Cherry Solid Red Round Toe Flats,

Popular culture also played a major role with male hairstyles. With hip hop dominating the scene in the 1980s, black barber shops not only perfected the fade, but also expanded upon hairstyles taking creative freedoms to create hi-top fades, waves, and giving traditional hairstyles a modern twist.

Fashion Womens Buckle Pointy toe High Block Heel Slippers shoes Sandals,Softinos P900452001 - Brown Washed Leather,women Office Écailles Mocassin red Daim Plats,SAS Women's Whisper Brown Leather Tripad Comfort shoes Size 7.5S New in Box,

LILOU BLACK LMMS70 Women's shoes Size 6 M (EUR 3.5) Leather Slip On Mephisto,BLACK OR RED LATEX RUBBER HIGH BOOTS SIZE 9-16 HEELS-8,4'- BALLET- POLAND,

Ana Lublin shoes Women Lace up White 87165 BDT OUTLET,Taryn pink Frauen Abriana Leder Ballerinas, flach Pink Groesse 8 US 39 EU,CINDERELLA ROMANCE JEWEL FEATHER BRIDAL WEDDING HEELS PARTY CLUB COSTUME,

Black hairstyles have existed for centuries and have been depicted and displayed in American culture for hundreds of years. It’s popularity today doesn’t mean these styles are “new” or “trendy,” but are weaved into a historical context. And in today’s climate, being aware of where these hairstyles come from, and the importance that they played both in tribal culture and American culture is crucial.

Su.cheny 3 4 heel Pearl ivory silk lace peep toe crystal Wedding Bridal shoes,Hot Womens Leather Lace Up Bow Lolita Block Heel Cute Ladies College shoes Size,Cole Haan Women’s Nude High Heel shoes 10 Stacked Wooden Heels,Marc by Marc Jacobs Clear Studded Flats,Women's Leather Retro Tassel Lofers Flats Slip On Casual Fringe shoes Ballerinas,

Understanding and knowledge can only help to bring our world, in real life and on IMVU, closer together to celebrate each other’s traditions, cultures, styles, history and belief systems. So start a conversation and share your knowledge and culture. You never know what’s beyond just the look.

NWOB Women's size 7.5 S Slim SAS shoes Brown loafers flats Leather USA NEW,Dean Women's Two Piece Pointy Toe Comfortable Leather or Suede Ballet Flat,T.U.K A9047L Candy Hearts Print Pointed Diana Heel,Elegant Womens Leather Hearts Lace Up Pointy Toe Stiletto Mid Heels Dating shoes,

Delman Gema Wedge SEAFOAM Glisten shoes Leather Strappy Wrap ankle tie Metallic,Ladies Rieker 537A6 bluee Synthetic Casual Slip On shoes,Rieker L3867-00 Ladies Womens Leather Zip Casual Comfort Wedge shoes Black,

Talbots Peep Toe Platform Heel-9.5,