Women Talking: Hair and Skin
Hannah More School, New Kingsley Rd, St Philips, Bristol BS2 0LT
This session was part of the Festival of solutions: It's all about the women. We chose hair and skin as our second in the series , because we all have skin and hair and have something to say about it. So we can have an amusing conversation about hair disasters, and sunburn but at the same time we can discuss the deeper isues around lighter skin being seen as more socailly acceptable. the huge impact of consumerism and the idea that black women’s bodies are somehow public property..Perpetauated during slavery and by the Media , we feel it is really important to discuss these themes.
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Interculture. Bringing people together.
We have an exciting schedule of community engagements planned We are currently crowdfunding 3 exciting new projects to deliver panelled discussions to groups or of 3 or more of the following topics to give a voice to minority groups.
Being mixed race
Black Men Talking
Whiteness and white fragility