The Celebrity Afros We're Already Swooning Over This Year

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These ladies are happy to let their curls, coils and kinks flourish on the red carpet. 

Nikki Brown Sep, 18, 2017

Last night’s Primetime Emmy Awards delivered a handful of historic wins for people of color, but let’s not overlook the red carpet magic that occurred.

The usual suspects came to slay and gave us plenty of fashion and beauty inspo for fall, but there’s one person we’re particularly enamored with. Uzo Aduba’s head to toe look is worthy of a standing ovation, with her afro being the most headturning element.

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Seeing textured hair on the red carpet is hardly novel, but that doesn’t mean it’s no longer worthy of our adoration. Of course, Uzo isn’t the only A-lister to flaunt her coils and kinks on such a large platform. See who else is vying for the afro crown in 2017 below. 

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