Table of Contents

Unhappy to be nappy.
Why hair matters : getting to the roots.
The hair "do's" and "don't's" of Black womanhood.
Splitting hairs : power, choice, and femininity.
Women and girls speak out : five hair-raising sessions.
Black hair, 1990s style.
Methods, methodology, and the shaping of Hair matters.
Defining black hair and hairstyling practices.
Interviewee demographics.