Chris Rock Releases Documentary Called 'Good Hair'
12/16/09 - Comments
Working on a project that took two years in the making, actor and comedian Chris Rock has completed a controversial documentary called “Good Hair” that uproots the inter-workings of the $9 billion dollar African-American hair industry.
Inspired by what he calls his youngest daughter's “hair envy,” or uneasiness with her naturally curly hair, Rock has set out to discover the power and politics around African-Americans and their hair, according to the Wall Street Journal. Rock traveled across the country from beauty salons to barbershops to hair chemical factories interviewing ordinary people and celebrities about the political implications that our hair has had in the community.—QS