I'd Like to use my Hair as Collateral
January 23, 2009 11:33 PM Subscribe
posted by Glibpaxman (25 comments total)
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Comedian Chris Rock
has a new documentary at Sundance Film Festival
all about Good Hair
. Oddly enough, the same subjects of expense, safety, and hair-race relations were discussed on the blue
at about the same time
he began work on the film.
From the Salon
"It kind of blew my mind, the idea that in an African-American household you got this Porsche that nobody can see, these working-class and middle-class black women spending thousands of dollars, or their husbands and boyfriends spending thousands of dollars ... buying a Porche that nobody sees. There is a whole economic realm to this that I didn't know about at all."