Black Men Care About Their Hair — It’s Time Movies And TV Did, Too

The first time Trevor Jackson remembered seeing Black men’s hair represented in any way on screen was Gregory Hines’s medium afro in Bojangles, the 2001 biographical film about tap-dance legend BillBojangles” Robinson. The actor in particular stood out to Jackson due to his multifaceted career; his hair just so happened to be a prominent feature.

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