Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Poem "A Letter to Good Hair"

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Title

Poem "A Letter to Good Hair"

Description

This poem, narrated by "the slave's dream and hope," attacks the idea of "good hair" as a superior, more acceptable alternative to natural black hair. It asserts that good hair should have been left on the plantations, and compares it to the song "Dixie."

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Source

Moyler, Hunter. "A Letter to Good Hair." The Messenger(2018): 28-29. Available online via the UR Scholarship Repository.

Publisher

The Messenger, University of Richmond

Date

2018

Language

English

Type

Identifier

Messenger2018.28-2018.pdf

Coverage

Richmond (Va).

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Citation

Moyler, Hunter, “Poem "A Letter to Good Hair",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 21, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/3032.