The Women Who Became Hair Icons During The Harlem Renaissance
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Between the 1920s and mid to late 1930s, an artistic explosion took place in Harlem, New York. More popularly known as the “Harlem Renaissance,” this historical period gave us a slew of iconic artists, films, plays, music and even fashion. This Black History Month, we’re paying homage to the women who began their careers and became hair icons during this era. From Josephine Baker to Hazel Scott and Ethel Waters, keep scrolling to gawk over vintage beauty crushes!