Black women’s hair debate – Grazia Lupita Nyong’o cover row

The Oscar winning actor Lupita Nyong’o has hit out at a magazine for cropping her hair on a front cover photograph. She’s accused the magazine – Grazia – of smoothing her hair to fit their notion of what beautiful hair looks like. She said the doctored image shows there’s still an unconscious prejudice against black women’s complexion and hairstyle.

The UK-based magazine has apologised.

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