About

Good Hair is a documentary film created and produced by Chris Rock and released in 2009. It explores the culture and aesthetics of hair in the African American female community. It also delves into the big business of the hair industry, as well as the global trade of hair to feed the African American market.

Discussion

What does it mean to have “good hair”? What are some of the social, cultural, and media influences that help to construct a particular vision of “good hair”?

What are your reactions to the way this movie trailer presents the issue?