Hair is personal, political, and particularly salient to people of various marginalized identities. Whether we cut it, grow it, pick it, braid it, dye it, shave it, cover it, or lose it, hair plays a big part in our identities. Likewise, our identities influence our hair.
As part of the Geneseo’s 2021 Diversity Summit, students performed their own hair monologues. We’re thrilled to showcase two of those unique hair stories here.